Elizabeth Gardner Potter

Category: Communication Strategists, Producers

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Founder and President / Producer

Elizabeth Gardner Potter is a producer of film and content, and manager of people, projects and partnerships.

Elizabeth founded Garnish after 12 years of serving as the Co-Owner / Co-Executive Director of the New York International Latino Film Festival (NYILFF). Presented by HBO, the NYILFF was the leading U.S. Latino film festival. During that time, Elizabeth also produced the award-winning independent feature film, ELLIOT LOVES, a dramedy about a gay Dominican-American looking for love. Produced for under $100,000, the film played 70 festivals worldwide, ran on HBO, HBO Go and HBO Latino for 18 months, on Hulu for 1 year, and is now available on DVD; the trailer has generated over 2 million views on YouTube.

Earlier in her career, Elizabeth served as Vice President of Marketing and Creative Strategy for the independent film studio, Shooting Gallery (SLING BLADE, YOU CAN COUNT ON ME).

Elizabeth is currently in development on her second feature film.