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Ann McElhinney      

Documentary Filmmaker Known For "FrackNation," "Not Evil Just Wrong" & "Mine Your Own Business"

Ann McElhinney is a New York Times best-selling author, journalist, film producer and director and one of the most successful crowdfunders in the world. Together with her husband Phelim McAleer, she has raised more than $6 million in five separate crowdfunding campaigns.

Their Gosnell movie, starring Dean Cain, which told the story of Philadelphia abortion doctor Kermit Gosnell, was the most successful film project ever on Indiegogo. It raised $2.3m in just 45 days.

She produced and co-wrote the movie Gosnell - The Trial of America’s Biggest Serial Killer. She and her husband, journalist Phelim McAleer wrote the New York Times Best Seller Gosnell – The Untold Story of America's Most Prolific Serial Killer. The book debuted at #3 Amazon Best Seller and sold out in three days after publication.

The Gosnell project has attracted an enormous amount of media coverage on television, radio and with hundreds of articles written about the book, film, and the historic crowdfunding.

McElhinney directed and produced FrackNation - A Journalist's Search for the Fracking Truth, a documentary on hydraulic fracturing (fracking) and the natural gas boom in the US and abroad. Variety said it was a “briskly paced…mischievous pic.”

McElhinney is a regular columnist with TownHall. She has also written for or appeared on FOX News, CNN, BBC, CBC (Canada), ABC (Australia), RTE (Ireland), the Sunday Times and the Irish Times. McElhinney has worked as a journalist and filmmaker in the US, Canada, Romania, Bulgaria, Chile, Indonesia, Cambodia, Vietnam, China, Ghana, and Uganda.

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