Founder and Producer
Margo Guernsey is a documentary filmmaker and educator based in Boston. She produces non-profit videos for McElroy Films LLC and independently, teaches documentary filmmaking workshops at NewTV, and has two feature length documentaries in progress. Councilwoman, the story of a hotel housekeeper who sits on the City Council in Providence, RI, is in postproduction; and A Song of Hope, a historical documentary about Pauli Murray, is in development. Prior to moving to Boston, Guernsey worked as a Producer at WPBT2, Miami's PBS Station. Guernsey came to filmmaking after a successful career in fundraising and communications for non-profits. She has also worked as a labor organizer. Her documentary short, The Bonus March as told by Walter Waters, won Best Producing at the Canes Film Festival/University of Miami, and an Honorable Mention at the Chris Awards, part of the Columbus International Film and Video Festival. Guernsey founded Time Travel Productions in 2012 as a venue to produce documentary films. Her films have received support from Chicken and Egg Pictures, LEF Moving Image Fund, Mass Humanities, and RI Council on the Humanities. 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.