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Courtney Balaker

Korchula Productions
Courtney Moorehead Balaker is an award-winning filmmaker, theatre director, and co-founder of Korchula Productions, a film and new media production company devoted to "making important ideas entertaining." Courtney wrote and directed Little Pink House, a new feature film about Susette Kelo’s historic fight against eminent domain abuse that stars two-time Academy Award nominee Catherine Keener (Capote, Being John Malkovich, The 40-Year-Old Virgin) and Emmy nominee Jeanne Tripplehorn (Big Love, The Firm, Basic Instinct). The film has been lauded by the likes of The Hollywood Reporter, Deadline Hollywood, and John Stossel. It is the opening night feature film of the Anthem Film Festival this year. Courtney's short narrative "The Conversation" won the Anthem award for Best Libertarian Ideals in 2012. She also produced the award-winning feature documentary Can We Take a Joke?, directed by her husband Ted Balaker, which won the FreedomFest Grand Prize at Anthem in 2016.