Keely Shaye Brosnan

Director & Producer, Poisoning Paradise

Keely Shaye Brosnan is an award-winning broadcast journalist turned award-winning documentary filmmaker. She has nurtured a diverse career covering a wide range of topics, including environmental journalism and animal advocacy. In 2016, Keely made her directorial debut with Poisoning Paradise, which opened at the Hawaii International Film Festival and has screened at over 40 film festivals, garnering more than a dozen awards along the way, many for Best Documentary. Women in Film, The Jane Goodall Institute, Natural Resources Defense Council, Environmental Hall of Fame, Oceana, Environmental Media Association, Earth Communications Office, Heal the Bay, In Defense of Animals, Senator Barbara Boxer, Peace Over Violence, Organic Style Magazine, The Malibu Times, the Hawaii European Cinema Film Festival, and the Mendocino Film Festival have all honored Keely for her ongoing commitment to the environment.