Tracie Holder
Independent Filmmaker


Tracie Holder is a filmmaker, consultant, producer and engagement campaign specialist. She is a 2016 Sundance Creative Producers Fellow and leads workshops in the U.S. and abroad, tutors and serves on juries at international pitching and training sessions. She is widely regarded as a “go-to” person and all-round resource for artists seeking U.S. funding having raised more than $2 million for her own projects from a mix of government funders, private foundations and individuals. Clients include: Documentary Campus, European Documentary Network, Active Voice, Creative Capital, Unions Docs, DocNomads and the Made in NY Media Center, among others. Holder was a longtime consultant to Women Make Movies and is now the Funding Strategist for Fork Films. She is a former board member of NY Women in Film & Television and Manhattan Neighborhood Network, and grant panelist for national and local funders.  Holder is the co-producer/director/writer of Joe Papp in Five Acts, which premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival and screened at more than 40 festivals internationally.  The film will broadcast nationally on PBS/American Masters in 2018. She is currently producing Mudflow, a feature documentary set in Indonesia, co-directed by Academy Award-winner Cynthia Wade and Sasha Friedlander, Executive Producer, Abby Disney.