Barbara Bentree
Barbara bentree

Barbara Bentree is a multiple Award-Winning filmmaker and vocalist who previously worked for over two decades in Los Angeles. Bentree took First Place in the prestigious Hennessey Jazz Search with her acapella vocal group TERRA NOVA. Barbara has directed theatre companies, and produced music for television shows. She was most notably a part of The New Mickey Mouse Club production team on The Disney Channel where she auditioned and selected Ryan Gosling, Kerri Russell, Justin Timberlake, Britney Spears, and Christina Aguilera for the show, to name only a few.

Now an Award-Winning Filmmaker, Bentree previously directed and produced a Documentary short film titled "MY CHOICE" about women's reproductive issues and another film titled "SHOULD YOU GO?" about High School Reunions. Her most recent film, "DAVE GRUSIN: NOT ENOUGH TIME" appeared in numerous film festivals all over the world winning such diverse awards as "Best Documentary," "Best Biography," "Best Editing," "Award of Excellence" and "Audience Favorite" and qualified for the 2019 Academy Awards in the Feature Documentary category. Jindojazz is currently releasing Bentree's fourth Documentary film titled, "ORIGAMI IN THE GARDEN" that is already winning many awards in the 2022 festival circuit including; BEST DOCUMENTARY, MOST INSPIRATIONAL, BEST WOMAN FILMMAKER, BEST ORIGINAL SCORE, etc. etc. Barbara is also developing several other screenplays, books, and web series.

  • Dave Grusin: Not Enough Time - Trailer