Judy Trotter earned a BA in Drama from California State University Northridge in 1974.
A member of The Director’s Guild of America for over 20 years and a working member of the film industry for 35 years as an associate director, assistant director, stage manager and producer, Judy has worked on Grammy-winning music videos for such artists as Gwen Stefani/Eve, Eminem, Bon Jovi, Rod Stewart, Stevie Wonder, Dr. Dre, Snoop Dog, Luis Miguel and the Fugees as well as live all-star concerts with artists including Chuck Berry and B.B. King.
Judy has worked on hundreds of national television commercials, many of which have won Clio awards, for advertisers such as Kodak, AT&T, Ford, Toyota, Honda and Procter & Gamble, as well as several seasons of promos for CBS television shows. She has worked on 13 miniseries and movies made for television, as well as being the associate producer for two Emmy-nominated television movies and one Emmy-winning children’s made-for-television movie.
Judy has recently produced a series of 21 episodes of a Web series called Blue Belle, which screened at the Santa Barbara Film Festival. She is also a partner in Trotter Productions, a film company that does commercials, industrial films and music videos. The next project Judy will work on is a series of live music performances from a variety of well-known artists to be shot in studio and on location.