Doug Lantz

Filmmaker | Los Angeles , USA

Award Winning Documentary Filmmaker. Doug's First feature documentary has won 12 Film Festival Awards and chronicles the fun and touching aspect of being involved in a marching band.


Doug Lantz has worked in television broadcasting for the past 15 years. Currently living in Los Angeles, he has worked with many prestigious journalists including Diane Sawyer, Peter Jennings, Barbara Walters, Charlie Gibson and countless celebrities. His job details have varied from audio engineering to videography to producing. His credits have included the following networks and shows: A&E, Discovery, Biography, Good Morning America, Nightline, 20/20, Primetime, and World News Tonight. In his varied news work, he has covered the Academy Awards, the Michael Jackson trial, Hurricane recovery in New Orleans and the Ronald Reagan funeral, among other major events. As an alumni of the Centerville Jazz in 1985 and Air Force veteran, his current passion included documenting the experience and life changing effects of participating in a high school marching band. To learn more and see some snapshots from some of his coverage, go to the following link:

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Freelance Journalist ABC News -


Miramax Films - Manager of Los Angeles office


- Audience Choice (A.C.) Best Documentary - Rhode Island Int’l. Film Festival

- Best Family Film - Bluegrass Indep’t. Film

- Best USA Doc. – Everglades Int’l. Film Fest., S. Africa,

- Chris Award, Arts Category – Columbus Int’l. Film Festival,

- Best Feature Doc.– Indie Fest USA, Disneyland, Anaheim, CA, Nov. 2007

- Best Music Score – Indie Fest USA, Anaheim, CA, Nov. 2007

- Best Feature Doc. – Trail Dance Film Fest., Duncan, OK, Jan. 2008

- Best Music Doc. (A.C.) – Park City Film Music Fest., UT, Jan. 2008

- Best Documentary – Treasure Coast Int’l. Film Festival, FL, Feb. 2008

- Best Documentary - Arizona Film and TV Festival, Sept. 2008

- Second Place Documentary (A.C.) – Kansas Int’l. Film Fest, Sept. 2007

- Second Place Documentary (A.C.) - Omaha Film Festival, NE, Feb. 2008

- Second Place, Music/Dance - ReelHeART Int’l. F.F., Toronto, June 2008

Documentaries by Doug

Genre: YOUTH
Stands Alone Warrior What happens when you bring together 4 diverse young men from the urban U.S. Eas..... View project