About Donna Marek
This award-winning filmmaker was invited to “Walk the Red Carpet” in Cannes, France in 2007 and the Emmy’s in 2006 for her most recent films, the intense "UNSUNG HEROES" feature film (to United Artists Theaters) and "The Break-Up" (to Starz and Landmark Theaters) along with a multi-media short “The Battle for College Hill-Anywhere America!”.
Marek’s most current film is “Niwot’s Curse” a horror/spoof which she is directing. It promises to take the audience on an emotional roller coaster ride from scary, anxiety-provoking to humor or nothing at all. (see niwotscursemovie.com)
Marek’s TV work includes producing news and special projects for CBS and NBC as well as creating unique specials and series for cable TV. (See TV Show page).
Some of her award-winning programming includes: "Youth and Alcohol-Finding Solutions,” "The Monterey Water Shortage" and "A Conversation with Clint," (that's Eastwood, of course), cable series, "Good Sports", an extreme sports series, "Crossing the Line", about astrology and other metaphsysical topics. "The State of Boulder Today", about politics and talk shows, "Donna Marek Presents" and "The Donna Marek Show."
Marek is a national “key note and featured speaker” on the topics related to media, including how to obtain good media coverage.
She is the best-selling author of Creme de Carmel, a social history of Carmel, California including Carmel politics, Pebble Beach, Big Sur and Monterey areas. Her journalism background includes covering the Olympics, writing byline columns for daily newspapers and photojournalism for national publications. Marek founded the Boulder Youth and Independent Film Festivals in 2004 which presents up and coming filmmakers an opportunity for their films to appear on the big screens.
Marek worked with academy award winning actor/director/producer Clint Eastwood for years. Marek divides her time between California and Colorado.