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Emmy and Grammy award-winning producer Karen Bernstein has spent over 20 years working for and with some of the most prestigious producer/ directors in the documentary field, including Susan Lacy (PBS American Masters), Charlotte Zwerin (PBS American Masters), Helen Whitney (PBS American Masters and Frontline), Henry Hampton (Blackside), Ellen Spiro and Phil Donahue (Body of War). Archival film research and clearance credits range from After the Crash, A Blackside documentary film for PBS, through to Julie Taymor’s feature film, Across The Universe.

Fixing the Future: NOW on PBS, a pilot for a conceived series on the role local, enterprising communities can play in social change, premiered on PBS in November, 2010, and Karen supervised all production. From 2008 to present day, she has supervised some production all post-production on Helen Whitney’s feature documentary, Forgiveness; A…

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  • Female
  • Born on July 13
  • Joined March 18, 2011

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About

Emmy and Grammy award-winning producer Karen Bernstein has spent over 20 years working for and with some of the most prestigious producer/ directors in the documentary field, including Susan Lacy (PBS American Masters), Charlotte Zwerin (PBS American Masters), Helen Whitney (PBS American Masters and Frontline), Henry Hampton (Blackside), Ellen Spiro and Phil Donahue (Body of War). Archival film research and clearance credits range from After the Crash, A Blackside documentary film for PBS, through to Julie Taymor’s feature film, Across The Universe.

Fixing the Future: NOW on PBS, a pilot for a conceived series on the role local, enterprising communities can play in social change, premiered on PBS in November, 2010, and Karen supervised all production. From 2008 to present day, she has supervised some production all post-production on Helen Whitney’s feature documentary, Forgiveness; A Time To Love and a Time To Hate, which will air on PBS in Spring of 2011. She conducted archival research for Mira Nair’s upcoming feature film on Amelia Earhart (Fox Searchlight).

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