Alison McMahan

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Producer, screenwriter, author

Alison McMahan is an award-winning screenwriter, filmmaker, and author. She is president of Homunculus Productions, LLC., a company that producers training films, industrials and documentaries. Her most recent film is Bare Hands and Wooden Limbs (2010) narrated by Sam Waterston. She is currently in post-production on the feature documentary The Eight Faces of Jane (2019). 

She is the author the of The Films of Tim Burton: Animating Live Action in Hollywood (Bloomsbury 2005); the award-winning book Alice Guy Blaché, Lost Visionary of the Cinema (Bloomsbury 2002), about the first woman filmmaker, which was translated into Spanish by Plots Ediciones, adapted as a play by La Recua Teatro in Toledo, Spain (2012) and adapted into the documentary, Be Natural, by Pamela Green (2018). McMahan is represented by Gina Panettieri of Talcott Notch Literary.