Pascal Akesson produces pro-social profiles in support of the arts,  environmental and progressive public policy issues.

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A leading New York-based editor for several decades, his credits include four “American Masters” episodes for PBS, including 2021’s on Helen Keller.  Three of his many film credits are Sundance entries Fire in the Blood and Easy Riders, Raging Bulls, and Olympic Pride, American Prejudice.  He co-edited the award-winning PBS series Women, War and Peace. He has been awarded four Cine Golden Eagles and productions have also received Columbia DuPont and Overseas Press Club awards, several local and national Emmy’s, and Cable ACE nominations.

 

In my years of editing public policy and the arts I remain passionate about representing, through an eye level perspective, the visionaries in our community who can provoke public discourse and inspire civic action.  Among recently produced projects are:  Staten Island's Living Breakwaters, with SCAPE Studio, Lisa Kudrow At Vassar | A Conversation With Abby Baird, Sam Waymon | On Music And Resistance,  Rich Iannuzzi: A Path To Living In Harmony,  Andy Golub | Body Art, and 12 profiles for the Stand By Your Mail campaign with Greenhorns/Local5