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"A BRILLIANT DIVE INTO MANSON AND THE DARK SIDE OF THE '60S COUNTERCULTURE"

— Mick LaSalle, San Francisco Chronicle

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PRESS

“ONE OF THE BEST DOCUMENTARIES OF THE YEAR”
Richard Roeper, Chicago Sun-Times
“THE FIRST SUCCESSFUL DOCUMENTARY ABOUT A HIGH-FLYING CHICAGO CHEF”
Michael Phillips, Chicago Tribune
“CHARLIE TROTTER FILM BLENDS THE SWEET AND SALTY”
Monica Eng, Axios
Charlie Trotter’s life, legend detailed in ‘Love, Charlie’
ABC7 Chicago
Chicago History Podcast: Episode 323 “Love, Charlie”
Fandor Festival Podcast: “Love, Charlie”

ABOUT REBECCA

From true crime docuseries to feature documentaries rooted in history and the arts and culture, Rebecca’s work evokes emotion, and enlightens and empowers audiences. Most recently, Rebecca served as Co-Executive Producer of Netflix’s “How to Become a Mob Boss”; and she is making her directorial debut with “Love, Charlie”, a feature documentary that was named Best of the Fest at the 2021 Chicago International Film Festival. In 2021, she also produced and wrote a feature documentary about tennis great Stan Smith with the SpringHill Company. Prior to that, she served as the Co-Executive Producer of “Helter Skelter: An American Myth”, a six-part documentary series about Charles Manson for Epix network from Executive Producer Greg Berlanti and Director Lesley Chilcott.

A native Chicagoan, Rebecca earned both her Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees from Northwestern University in Evanston, IL, where she also played on the Varsity Women’s Golf Team. Rebecca serves on the Entertainment Committee of the Anti-Defamation League (ADL), the Board of Directors of the Facets Multimedia, and Northwestern University’s IMAP mentorship program for student athletes. She also volunteers as a mentor angel for Imerman Angels One-on-One Cancer Support. She is fluent in Spanish and French, and she gets away with really bad Italian.


WORK

Rebecca Halpern Productions - Love, Charlie

Love, Charlie
Feature Documentary

Rebecca Halpern Productions - Helter Skelter

Helter Skelter
Epix

Rebecca Halpern Productions - American Greed

American Greed
CNBC