Jesse Zook Mann (director) is a documentary film and television director, producer, and cinematographer. Jesse’s Emmy- Award winning special on the Olympic Summer Games, as part of the NBC series My First Time, was viewed by five and a half million viewers. After producing his own series Jesse went on to produce segments around the world for Vice’s The Vice Guide to Everything on MTV.Recently Jesse finished directing Oddities San Francisco for Discovery Networks, and field producing Monster Mansions for Travel Channel. Jesse’s past credits include LXTV First Look (NBC), Open House (NBC), I Do! (NBC), and Splitting Hairs (Silverdocs). Jesse’s web credits include creating the first webisodies covering Broadway with documentaries on Broadway.com, and directing several series for Cafemom.com generating millions of views.
Evan Kleinman (Producer) is a four-time Emmy nominated producer. He has produced television for NBC and has worked as an editor and cinematographer on various documentary films covering topics ranging from Coney Island to Women’s Rights.
Evan produced his first documentary film; “We are still here,” about his family traveling to Poland to place a gravestone on the site where his grandfather buried his brother who died during the Holocaust. The film premiered in November 2011 at the Tribeca Cinemas and has since screened at a number of festivals, schools, and museums.
Evan has also produced various commercial work, music videos, and online media for New York Magazine, Broadway.com, various fashion brands, PR companies and musical acts.
Saul Sudin (Co-Producer) is a writer and filmmaker advocating a 21st Century voice for Judaism in the movies. His films have been featured at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Brooklyn Academy of Music’s BAM Rose Cinema and the Museum of Jewish Heritage in New York. Sudin received his BFA in Film from the Pratt Institute and is the recipient of the Pratt Institute 2006 Outstanding Merit Award in Media Arts & Film. He resides in Brooklyn, New York with his wife Elke with whom he co-founded Jewish Art Now, a resource for contemporary Jewish visual art and design.
Most recently he directed Names, Not Numbers which has been inducted into the National Library of Israel and the Gottesman Library at Yeshiva University and co-produced Punk Jews which is being distributed by the National Center for Jewish Film.