Julie Bergman Sender
Julie Bergman Sender "has spent almost two decades of work in film, producing more than 10 films. She began her career in 1982 as a film Executive at Warner Brothers. She then spent many years working as an executive and motion picture producer for director Sydney Pollack’s Mirage Enterprises. She then partnered with Jodie Foster in the formation of Foster’s Egg Pictures. Her films include “Washington Square,” starring Jennifer Jason Leigh; “G.I. Jane,” starring Demi Moore; and “Six Days, Seven Nights,” starring Harrison Ford.
"Ms. Bergman Sender has always been a political activist on progressive issues. She was a member of the Hollywood Women's Political Committee, a PAC that was committed to raising money for progressive candidates. She was the President of CARAL, the Los Angeles based chapter of NARAL, and today sits on the board of the Southern California ACLU Foundation, among others. She is also a member of The Media Consortium, a new organization made up of many of the country’s most prominent independent print, television and online journalists and media makers.
"Currently, Ms. Bergman Sender and her husband Stuart Sender, an Academy Award-nominated documentary filmmaker, and two other partners have their own media consulting and production firm, The Cause Company. The Cause is based in Los Angeles and specializes in working with non-profits and select corporate clients in helping them to market their causes and brand themselves in innovative ways. Over the course of the 2004 election cycle, The Cause and Balcony Films, its production arm, produced media for clients that included ACT (America Coming Together), the Communications Workers of America, Planned Parenthood, Brett Wagner for Congress, the Sierra Club, The Apollo Alliance, and Mother Jones Magazine, among others. You can see some of the recent work of Balcony films by going to www.balconyfilms.com." 
Resources and articles
- Julie Bergman Sender, New Politics Institute, accessed November 17, 2010.