ROBIN TRUESDALE is an independent filmmaker in Boulder, Colorado. A Beautiful Equation is her directorial debut for a full length production. She is also the film’s producer, writer, and editor.
Robin began her career as a news editor for a Denver television station. Her passion for documentary filmmaking surfaced in 2003 during her Master’s Degree program in Journalism at the University of Colorado. After years of constructing news and educational stories through video, she was introduced to documentary film’s powerful potential to communicate deeper stories about people, cultures, and issues of the times. She continues to work as a video producer and editor while also spending much of her time and resources creating independent films.
Her credits include Tumbuka Bloom, a documentary about gender inequality in Zimbabwe that was supported by a National Geographic All Roads grant. In 2006, she co-produced and edited Conviction with Brenda Truelson Fox and Denise Gentilini. The politically charged film has received numerous awards at film festivals nationwide, including the “Must See” Award at Telluride Mountainfilm and the 2015 Show Me Justice Film Festival at the University of Central Missouri.