Kathy Barbini, founder of Big Voice Pictures, and producer/director, is an award-winning independent documentary and television producer focusing on social issues. She has worked with Discovery Channel, Lifetime Television, ABC and NBC network news, HBO, MTV Networks and on national political media campaigns. Her independent films have been funded by leading foundations and distributed internationally. She is producer/director of Big Voice Pictures’ recent film, Boys and Men Healing, produced in association with The International Documentary Association. Big Voice Pictures also distributes documentaries and feature films, and recently assisted in theatrical and ancillary distribution of a motion picture with Ben Kingsley. Additionally, as a key outreach strategists, Ms. Barbini and the team at Big Voice Pictures initiated worldwide screening and panel discussions worldwide--including in communities and universities in the United States, Canada, Ireland and England. Big Voice Pictures also distributes their films (and for clients) internationally. Their films are utilized for training and education in universities and organizations throughout the United States, Canada, Cambodia, Israel, Spain, Argentina, and many other countries.
Ms. Barbini's independent documentary, The Healing Years, become an acclaimed film in the field of women’s issues and child abuse prevention, and has been utilized for training and education in thousands of organizations internationally. The film has been broadcast on PBS stations nationwide, screened in international film festivals and leading conferences and endorsed by leaders in the field. Lifetime Television and The Times Square Project awarded her with recognition for helping end violence against women. Her films illustrate her commitment to bringing hope to challenging issues.
Ms. Barbini's former producing credits include: Producer for The Discovery Channel's multi-award winning educational documentary series Assignment Discovery, co-producer for an ACE-Award nominated special for MTV Networks about celebrities who donate their time to social causes, and co-producer on a prime-time Presidential election-eve special broadcast on ABC, NBC and CBS. Additionally, she was Project Director for HBO's national for screening tour of the Emmy Award-winning documentary Dear America: Letters Home From Vietnam, organizing national screenings and fundraising to benefit the Vietnam Veterans of America.
Big Voice Pictures is currently assisting in theatrical release, ancillary and educational distribution of a feature film.
Unique traits: Social issue documentary, media that transforms and inspires and television producing, interviewer, social issue outreach campaign strategist television producer, writer. Big Voice Pictures also distributes feature films and documentaries.
ACE AWARD MTV Election Eve Special:Star Power; ACE AWARD Discovery Channel, Assignment Discovery: