Director: Bonni Cohen
Bonni Cohen, Producer, recently produced and directed Inside Guantanamo (2009) for National Geographic Television. She produced and directed The Rape of Europa (2006), nominated for two Emmy Awards and Best Documentary Screenplay by the Writers Guild of America. With director Jon Else, she produced Wonders Are Many (2006). Cohen co-produced Democracy Afghan Style (2004). In 2003, she produced and directed The New Heroes. She directed and produced Kofi Annan: Eye of the Storm (1999). She produced They Drew Fire (1998). Her other works include The Human Sexes with Desmond Morris. She produced Jon Else’s film, Open Outcry (2000). Before coming to documentary film, Cohen worked as a journalist for Reuters Television and NBC, based in London and Jerusalem. Cohen earned a Master’s degree in Documentary Film from Stanford University in 1994 and Bachelor’s degree in International Relations from Tufts University in 1987.
Director: Jon Shenk
Jon Shenk, Director/Cinematographer, was the DP for the Academy Award-winning Smile Pinki (2009). He won an Emmy for Blame Somebody Else (2007, PBS/Exposé). Shenk directed and photographed Lost Boys of Sudan, Independent Spirit Award winner in 2004. He co-directed and photographed Democracy Afghan Style (2004). In 2005, he directed and photographed The New Heroes. Early in his career, he directed and photographed The Beginning (1999), a chronicle of George Lucas’s Star Wars: Episode I. Shenk has produced and photographed dozens of documentaries for PBS, the BBC, A&E, Bravo, CBS, NBC, and National Geographic Television. He has been nominated twice for Emmys for his cinematography. He earned his Master’ s degree in Documentary Filmmaking from Stanford University in 1995 and his B.A. from Yale in 1991.
|Director:||Bonni Cohen, Jon Shenk|