Bristol Baughan

career background

EXECUTIVE COACH -- Bristol Baughan is an Emmy-winning and Oscar-Nominated filmmaker, author, and professional and personal coach. She founded Inner Astronauts to support people in personal and professional mastery in service to the world. She is currently writing a book with her psychologist mother about freedom from inter-generational patterning called "Permission", a coffee table memoir called "Judge-a-holic: A Modern Pilgrimage", and facilitating vulnerability workshops at TED and intimate retreats.

Bristol spent over ten years in the film and media business making relevant stories entertaining for Sony Pictures, GOOD Magazine, HBO, Paramount, IFC, PBS, Showtime, and Uprise. She is a TED Fellow and served as a delegate for the State Department Documentary Showcase in China. Bristol holds a B.A. in International Studies from the American University School of International Service and an M.A. in Spiritual Psychology from the University of Santa Monica.

specialties

Specialties include Authentic Leadership, Presentation Skills, Storytelling, Conscious Communication, Self-Inquiry, Service, and Social Entrepreneurship, and Creative Talent Acquisition and Retention.

industry background & education

Bristol’s industry experience includes Film, Feature Documentary, Digital Media Development, Production and Distribution. Bristol holds a B.A. in International Studies from the American University School of International Service and an M.A. in Spiritual Psychology from the University of Santa Monica.

noted accomplishments

  • Academy Award Nomination & Emmy Award Win, WHICH WAY HOME
  • Brought millions of viewers to GOOD Magazine via online video
  • TED Conference Fellow, TED India 2009 & TEDx Talk, 2015