Carol Bash

Archival Producer

Carol is an award-winning filmmaker. Her documentary, Mary Lou Williams: The Lady Who Swings the Band, on this renowned yet unsung jazz pianist, composer and arranger, is presently being broadcast nationally on PBS and exhibited in domestic and international film festivals. The project was a part of the Firelight Media Producer’s Lab. Carol has worked with several prestigious documentary production companies in roles ranging from Producer, Director, Cinematographer, Coordinating Producer, Archival Researcher and Associate Producer. Most notably, she worked with Firelight Films on Freedom Riders, which won three time Primetime Emmy awards; and A Place of Our Own, which premiered at the 2004 Sundance Film Festival.

Carol also worked with Two-Tone Productions on Banished, which premiered at the 2007 Sundance Film Festival and Freedom Summer, which was part of the History Channel’s series, Ten Days Which Unexpectedly Changed America. Prior to her career in independent film, she worked in broadcast television at CBS News.