Cori Shepherd Stern is an Academy Award-nominated and Emmy-winning producer. Her projects include Warm Bodies, a $116m global box office hit for Lionsgate, and Open Heart, a 2013 Oscar-nominated documentary that premiered on HBO. Her feature documentary Bending the Arc, which premiered at Sundance and on Netflix, was critically acclaimed as "a stunning documentary...a glorious and uplifting film." Additionally, she executive-produced Collisions, a 2016 Emmy winner for Outstanding New Approaches: Documentary, that premiered at Sundance. Stern began her career as a television development executive and executive producer of scripted, nonfiction, and music programming. Stern is also a noted story impact and social change strategist who has worked with the Skoll Foundation and the Sundance Documentary Film Program.