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Saving The City

Directed by Ron Blatman

SFUFF 2014, Shorts / USA / WIP / 20 mins / English / Color / Video


A work-in-progress which includes a segment comparing two neighborhoods designed from scratch – Mission Bay in San Francisco and a similar neighborhood in Vancouver, Canada.

Director's Bio

Ron is executive producer, producer, and creator of Saving the City. He created and produced the acclaimed PBS series Saving the Bay about the history of San Francisco Bay. Ron previously worked in real estate development and finance in his native San Francisco and on Wall Street in New York, as well as serving as Director of Business Development in the San Francisco mayor’s office in the early 1990s. He earned an MBA in Finance from the Wharton School and a concurrent Master of City Planning from the University of Pennsylvania. He holds a BA in Architecture from UC Berkeley.