Sunnyside Films

JON HUBERTH

Producer/Director

Jon Huberth is a producer and director of film and video with a strong background and training in the theater. An honors graduate from Amherst College, he holds an MFA from the Yale School of Drama where he was the John Shubert Memorial Scholar in Directing. He has been an Assistant Professor of Drama at Manhattanville College; a director of master classes at the National Shakespeare Conservatory; and has directed scores of plays from off-Broadway to many regional theaters including Manhattan Theatre Club and Williamstown Summer Theatre Festival and just recently the hit A Jew Grows in Brooklyn that ran off-Broadway for over a year.

Jon has produced and directed dozens of instructional, promotional, and fund-raising films and videos in such areas as recruitment, health and science, ecology, criminal justice, and behavioral psychology. His clients include Dartmouth, Kenyon, Amherst, Swarthmore and Franklin Pierce College, Princeton University, the College of Wooster, Randolph Macon Woman’s College, SUNY’s FIT, Southern Connecticut State University, the American Cancer Society, the American Heart Association, The Nature Conservancy, Scott Paper Company, New York University School of Law and the New York City Police Department.

Jon has written for the Children's Television Workshop show Sesame Street and worked with such celebrities as Bess Armstrong, Stephen Collins, Ken Howard, Linda Hunt, James Earl Jones, Richard Masur, Rob Morrow, James Naughton, Meryl Streep, Sam Waterston and Henry Winkler.

DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY

GREGORY ANDRACKE

Oscar-winner and six-time Emmy Award-winner, Greg’s 40 years of experience includes cinematography for such television programs as 20/20, 60 Minutes, Crime & Punishment, and a number of Bill Moyers specials.

NICK DOOB

A consummate filmmaker, Nick won an Academy Award for the documentary From Mao to Mozart, an Emmy for the series American High, and is a close associate of famed documentarian D.A. Pennebaker.

SHANA HAGAN

Cinematographer for Shakespeare Behind Bars, Breathing Lessons (an Oscar-winner) and more that 30 other documentaries, Shana has filmed around the globe for A&E, HBO, and National Geographic.

STEPHAN KAZMIERSKI

Steve has been Director of Photography for many television shows, documentaries, and feature films including You Can Count On Me, working with the likes of Peter Bogdanovich, Hal Holbrook, and Sally Field.

ANTHONY SAVINI

A graduate of NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, Anthony’s documentary cinematography has been seen in many independent films and on television’s BBC America, NBC, Showtime, and HBO.

BUDDY SQUIRES

Buddy has photographed six Oscar-nominated films (plus a win) and 16 Emmy-nominated (nine wins), filming with compatriot Ken Burns on most of Ken’s projects such as The Civil War, Jazz, and Baseball.

PRODUCER/DIRECTOR

VERN OAKLEY - TRIBE PICTURES

President and Founder of Tribe Pictures, co-producing many projects with Jon Huberth, Vern is now producing and directing his second independent feature and boasts a 15 year teaching association with The International Film & Television Workshops.

EDITING

MICHAEL CHOMET - CHOMET CREATIVE GROUP

At the helm of the creative division of Spark, a New York City full-service post-production house, Michael is an Emmy winner and four-time nominee for editing. Michael has edited for a wide-variety of people from Michael Moore to Michael Jordan; Alan King to Martha Stewart; and Bill Murray to Spike Lee.

GRAPHIC DESIGN

MICHAEL BIERUT - PENTAGRAM

A partner in this highly prestigious design firm and senior critic at the Yale School of Art, Michael has won hundreds of design awards, his work residing in the permanent collections of the Museum of Modern Art, the Cooper-Hewitt, and the Library of Congress.

MANAGEMENT CONSULTING

RIC WANETIK – THE RICOCHET GROUP

With more than 25 years experience in management consulting for cultural and educational institutions, Ric is an expert in strategic and long-range planning, fund-raising and marketing for clients ranging from independent schools to Big Ten universities.

ED CUSTARD – COLLEGEMASTERS

An expert in college admissions consulting, Ed has edited the best-selling college guide for the Princeton Review, held admissions posts at SUNY Purchase and NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, and collaborated with AOL, Apple, and Microsoft.