Founder and Producer
Margo Guernsey is a documentary filmmaker based in Boston. She produces, directs and writes short documentary videos for non-profit clients, and has various feature length projects in process. Councilwoman, the story of a hotel housekeeper who sits on the City Council in Providence, RI, is in postproduction; and A Song of Hope, about Pauli Murray’s struggle for social movements to embrace women’s rights and civil rights, is in development. Margo teaches documentary filmmaking workshops at NewTV. Prior to moving to Boston, she worked as a Producer at WPBT2, Miami's PBS Station. She came to filmmaking after a successful career in fundraising and communications for non-profits. She has also worked as a UNITE HERE labor organizer. Her documentary short, The Bonus March, won Best Producing at the Canes Film Festival/University of Miami, and an Honorable Mention at the Columbus International Film and Video Festival. Guernsey founded Time Travel Productions in 2012 as a venue to produce documentary films. She holds an MFA in film production from the University of Miami, an MA in history from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, and a BA from Brown University. Guernsey is bilingual Spanish/English and the proud mother of two young children.