Kristen Lappas

AFS Film: Dream On

Kristen Lappas is a director and producer with Words + Pictures. Lappas has twice won Emmys for her short sports documentaries (Blackfeet Boxing: Not Invisible and A Mountain to Climb) and has also had her work featured at the Tribeca Film Festival, and honored by AFI Docs, the NAMIC Vision Awards, Critics Choice Awards, and more. Most recently, Lappas directed a 30 for 30 multi-part documentary called “Dream On,” which is currently available on ESPN+ and Hulu. The project was nominated for an IDA award and Lappas won in the “Best Non-Fiction Show Director” category at the Women’s Image Awards for the series.