Joanna Lakatos

Production Manager

Photobucket Joanna Lakatos joins the Yellow Wing team as the Sole Survivor film’s Business Manager. She brings six years of experience building support for arts and social change in Chicago as a development and communications consultant. Joanna has built extensive expertise with donor relations and institutional fundraising and has worked with a wide array of not-for-profit groups working to actualize their plans for growth and expansion. Her client list includes the Old Town School of Folk Music, Hubbard Street Dance Company, 3Arts, Christopher House, UCAN, and the Garfield Park Conservatory, among many others. She has also worked for national organizations such as the U.S. Fund for UNICEF and The Firelight Foundation. Joanna supports the film by working to build strong and compelling partnerships between the team and other artists, supporting organizations and funders. Joanna graduated with honors from the University of Chicago with a degree in English Language and Literature. She also received a Summer Links Fellowship in recognition of her commitment to community engagement and social change. Joanna has long been passionate about meaningful filmmaking and about the experiences and narratives that bind us together as humans. She is grateful to be humbled and inspired by the individuals involved with this film on a daily basis.