Lianne McNally is an award-winning writer, director and producer whose credits include the 2002 Academy Award nominee for Documentary Short Subject — Artists and Orphans: A True Drama. She was top producer for two seasons of The Best Of Us, a \”good news\” magazine show from CBS News Productions. McNally has made numerous promotional and advocacy videos for nonprofits including The Doe Fund, New York Restoration Project and SKIP of New York. Other notable work includes development of a project based on the life of 18th-century female pirate Ann Bonny for Showtime, a short retrospective of veteran newsman Mike Wallace and a cross-country video tour of CBS News affiliates. Lianne McNally’s work has been seen on HBO, National Geographic, USA Network, The History Channel and Discovery. A graduate of Stanford University, McNally is committed to projects that can illuminate pressing social issues and inspire change.