Terry Sanders

Terry Sanders (born December 20, 1931) is an American filmmaker having produced and/or directed more than 70 dramatic features, televisions specials, documentaries and portrait films. He co-heads the American Film Foundation and has produced and photographed the Oscar-winning dramatic short A Time Out of War. He also received an Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature for Maya Lin: A Strong Clear Vision.[1] He also produced and co-directed Crime & Punishment, USA with his brother Denis Sanders. The debuting actors in "War Hunt" are Robert Redford, Sydney Pollack, and Tom Skerritt, which he also produced with Denis Sanders.

Terry Sanders
Born (1931-12-20) December 20, 1931 (ageĀ 88)
Spouse(s)Freida Lee Mock

Currently in development is a dramatic feature film, Tokyo Rose/American Patriot, a World War II true-life story of Iva Ikuko Toguri who was wrongly convicted of treason.


The moving image collection of Terry Sanders is housed at the Academy Film Archive.[2]

Selected filmographyEdit

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Winners & Nominees". Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Retrieved December 30, 2015.
  2. ^ "Terry Sanders Collection". Academy Film Archive.
  3. ^ Documentary Winners: 1995 Oscars
  4. ^ Documentary Winners: 1991 Oscars
  5. ^ Documentary Winners: 1974 Oscars

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