Lori McCreary is the CEO of Revelations Entertainment, a film and television production company she and actor Morgan Freeman co-founded in 1996 with a mission to produce entertainment that reveals truth. McCreary and Revelations’ past productions include the feature films “5 Flights Up,” “The Magic of Belle Isle,” “Invictus,” “Along Came a Spider,” “10 Items or Less,” “The Maiden Heist” and “Under Suspicion.”
McCreary is executive producer of the Emmy Award-nominated and highest-rated series in National Geographic Channel history, “The Story of God with Morgan Freeman,” coming off its third season this year. As a follow-up to “The Story of God,” Revelations Entertainment produced “The Story of Us with Morgan Freeman,” which explores the evolution of civilization and humanity. It won a Rockie at the Banff World Media Festival in 2018 and was nominated for an NAACP Image Award. Also, she is the executive producer of the Emmy Award-nominated documentary series “Through the Wormhole with Morgan Freeman.” The series utilizes the latest discoveries in science to explore how astrobiology, string theory, quantum mechanics and astrophysics are pushing the boundaries of our understanding of the universe. Additionally, she produced the Peabody and Emmy Award-winning ESPN “30 for 30” film “The 16th Man.”
She is the president of the Producers Guild of America and was co-chair of the 2014 PGA Awards. McCreary is on the board of trustees of the American Film Institute and has been profiled by The Hollywood Reporter in their “100 Most Powerful Women in Hollywood” issues. McCreary is the founder of the PGA’s Motion Picture Technology Committee and is a member of the Technology Committee of the American Society of Cinematographers. Additionally, she is a member of the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE).
McCreary is deeply committed to serving her community and has produced the annual Westside Thanksgiving Day Celebration for the last 34 years. The event has provided hot meals, clothing, immunizations, medical consultations and entertainment to tens of thousands of homeless and working-poor families and individuals.
Follow her on Twitter @LoriMcCreary.