Sarah E. Johnson
Co-CEO and Co-founder
SARAH JOHNSON Co-Founder/Co-CEO of Green Hummingbird Entertainment. Sarah has served as a producer, or executive producer, on notable recent films including, Birdman (Academy Award for Best Picture), The Immigrant, Submergence, Blood Ties, Devil’s Knot, Joe, Lost Child, The Green Inferno, etc. Her social issue documentaries include The Great Hack (Sundance 2019), the Academy Award nominated The Square, The Invisible War, The Hunting Ground and Living In Emergency: Stories Of Doctors Without Borders. She is an activist for environmental, educational, and gender issues and sits on the boards of St. Lawrence University, Conservation South Africa, and chairs the board at Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory at Columbia University. She is currently co-directing the feature documentary “The Experiment,” and producing the feature film “The Dragon” with Academy Award winning writer Geoffrey Fletcher.
Co-CEO and Co-founder
DAVID BEAL Co-Founder/Co-CEO of Green Hummingbird Entertainment. Prior to Green Hummingbird David served as the Presidents of National Geographic Entertainment overseeing film, children’s television, music and radio, the President of Palm Pictures and was a music producer, producing themes for movies such as the Grammy nominated theme from Mission Impossible with U2’s Larry Mullen and Adam Clayton, and performing with artists such as Joe Cocker and Peter Gabriel. Currently David is a producer on numerous feature films, documentaries and episodic television projects including “The Dragon” with Academy Award winning writer Geoffrey Fletcher, “Angels,” (Lionsgate) and the feature documentary “The Experiment.” Additionally, David has teamed up with artist Gregory Colbert (Ashes and Snow) on his upcoming exhibitions and serves on the Board of Directors of The Blue School, the Advisory Board of the Academy of Systemic Change and the National Council of the American Prairie Reserve.
Production & Development
Sian is an Emmy award winning Executive Producer who has created and delivered a comprehensive range of film, television and web content for networks including HBO, BBC, National Geographic and Food Network. Passionate about every aspect of content development and production, Sian is committed to delivering high quality entertainment in multiple budget ranges.
Her experience includes creating, pitching and selling concepts to networks; creating and overseeing budgets; hiring key crew; overseeing all aspects of production, post and delivery; and overseeing all aspects of corporate culture and network relations.
Director of Development
Catie is the newest member of the Green Hummingbird team. She graduated from Yale with a B.A. in Political Science and while at Yale, she produced and directed two documentary short films. Prior to Green Hummingbird, Catie was a paralegal for Scovern Law reporting directly to founder, Susanne Scovern.