Biography

Phylis Geller, Writer/Producer/Director
Phylis Geller is president of Norman Star Media, a production and consulting company in Washington, DC. Geller has been a producer and media executive for over thirty years. She has overseen programs in all genres, including history, science, drama, performance and children's programs. Projects under her supervision have won the most prestigious awards in broadcasting.

Recent projects:

Producer/Director: COAL COUNTRY. Feature documentary
Executive Producer: DEPRESSION: Out of the Shadows. PBS May 21, 2008.  Peabody Award winner.
Co-writer: HOMEGROWN: Islam in Prison, for America at a Crossroads. PBS November, 2007.
Writer/Producer: The Appalachians, three-part documentary series. PBS, 2006.
Writer/Producer/Director: COSMIC JOURNEY: The Voyager Interstellar Mission and Message, A&E. Nominated for national Emmy award: Best Science Documentary, 2004.
Executive producer and Co-writer: Korean War Stories, PBS. Winner, national Emmy award: Best Historical Documentary, 2002.
Executive Producer and Co-writer: Tesla, Master of Lightning, PBS, 2000
Producer, PBS pledge specials with Suze Orman. Two nominations for national Daytime Emmy.



COAL COUNTRY MUSIC
Produced by
Andy Mahler and Jason Wilber

in association with Heartwood
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a companion CD to the film
"COAL COUNTRY"

Executive Producer:
Mari-Lynn
Evans
Written,
Produced and Directed
by Phylis Geller

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