Dana Nachman, Mike Jutan, Patricia Wilson

Batkid Begins

Dana Nachman, Mike Jutan, Patricia Wilson

Talk: Batkid Begins

Patricia Wilson (CEO of Make-A-Wish Greater Bay Area), Dana Nachman (Director), and Mike Jutan (The Penguin) of the new documentary BATKID BEGINS. One child. One wish. Relive the day that made 2 billion people smile when BATKID BEGINS! The Make-A-Wish Foundation and the city of San Francisco joined forces to grant a five-year-old boy's wish to become Batman for a day, drawing worldwide attention.

Dana Nachman

Dana is an independent documentary filmmaker based in Santa Clara, CA. She has written, directed, and produced Witch Hunt, The Human Experiment, Love Hate Love, and Batkid Begins. Collectively, her films have won awards at many film festivals, including the 2011 Artivist Film Festival, 2009 DC Independent Film Festival, Dallas International Film Festival, and Heartland Film Festival.

Mike Jutan

Jutan studied Computer Science at the University of Waterloo where his hard work allowed him to land a job at Alias|Wavefront. He then achieved an internship at Pixar Animation Studios that allowed him to build skills in computer science and visual effects. Jutan moved to San Francisco to work as a Research & Development Engineer at Industrial Light & Magic, the visual effects division of Lucasfilm.

Patricia Wilson

Patricia is a highly successful chief executive, board member, and public speaker committed to making the world a better place. Formerly the CEO of Make-A-Wish, who lead the overall direction of one of the largest chapters nationwide. Her work helped to build one of the most recognized and respected brands. Patricia is a frequent keynote speaker nationwide, and provides consulting to several startups.