Ian Forster Senior Producer

As a producer and director, Ian Forster creates documentary content for Art21’s various digital and broadcast programs. Since joining the organization in 2009, he has worked on six seasons of Art in the Twenty-First Century, most recently directing and producing “London” from the tenth season and “Johannesburg” from the ninth season. Additionally, he worked on the Peabody Award-winning film William Kentridge: Anything Is Possible and has overseen the digital series Extended Play since 2012, producing over 100 short artist portraits. Forster created the online video series Artist to Artist in 2013, which featured artists in conversation with their peers at international biennials.

His films have screened at festivals internationally, including DC Shorts, DOC NYC, and Artecinema, and have been honored with a Vimeo Staff Pick and as a Webby Award Honoree. He graduated from the Newhouse School at Syracuse University with a B.S. in Television, Radio, and Film.