Nellie Bly Makes the News

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A new short documentary by Penny Lane

'NELLIE BLY MAKES THE NEWS' is an animated documentary about the legendary journalist who changed the game for women in reporting before women even had the right to vote. Examining boundaries between reporting and storytelling, it creates a dynamic portrait of a woman who refused to accept the status quo.




Directed by Penny Lane

Written by Thom Stylinski, Penny Lane

Produced by Gabriel Sedgwick

Executive Producers: Amanda Pike and Christa Scharfenberg

Starring Sammi Jo Francis as Nellie Bly

With Brooke Kroeger as herself

 Edited by Thom Stylinski, Penny Lane

Director of Animation: Julie Gratz

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