Bonny Dore, President of Women In Film from 1980 to 1981 passed away this weekend after a long illness. Bonny was also a former Chair of the WIF Foundation, co-founder of the WIF Lucy Awards, winner of the WIF Founders Award and served on the WIF Foundation's Advisory Council. She was also President of her own film and television company, Bonny Dore Productions and its sister company Bonny Dore Management.
Her company produces award winning television network and cable mini series, movies of the week, and series. These include the sweeps-winning 7 hour miniseries for CBS "SINS", the multi-award winning musical/comedic mini series for HBO Glory,Glory, the NBC sweeps winning movie of the week The Jill Ireland Story, the ABC movie of the week ratings winner Captive, the 2 hour movie of the week for ABC and Lifetime The Sinking of the Rainbow Warrior (later released theatrically), and "First Impressions" a 1/2 hour situation comedy series for CBS among many others.
Prior to running her own company Dore was Executive Vice President for Sid and Marty Krofft Entertainment producing and or developing theatrical feature films, television network series, movies of the week and syndication including, "Barbara Mandrell and the Mandrell Sisters" series for NBC, "The Krofft Supershow" series for ABC, SideShow the movie of week for NBC, and theatrical feature film Middle Age Crazy among others.