Mattie Akers

Footage Research

Mattie Akers studied American history and culture in college and has been working on documentaries since 2003. She was an associate producer for Laura Dunn’s “The Unforeseen” (2007), and Barbara Kopple’s “Running From Crazy” (2013). She co-produced Kopple’s “Hot Type: 150 Years of The Nation” and has been working as a freelance archival researcher and producer since 2015. In her spare time she is learning how to play the mandolin.