David Gelb is an Emmy and Grammy-nominated producer and director best known for his critically acclaimed documentary feature Jiro Dreams of Sushi. He is also the creator of the Emmy nominated Netflix documentary series 'Chef's Table', now entering its seventh season; each episode presents a character study of one of the world’s great culinary talents. Most recently Gelb co-created The Netflix smash-hit 'Street Food'.
Brian McGinn is an Emmy-nominated director, writer and producer best known for the critically acclaimed Netflix documentary feature 'Amanda Knox'. He also executive produces and directs the Emmy nominated Netflix documentary series 'Chef’s Table', which he developed for television with David Gelb. He previously directed the HBO comedy special 'Ferrell Takes The Field', starring Will Ferrell. Most recently McGinn co-created The Netflix smash-hit 'Street Food'.
Jason Sterman is a multiple Emmy and Peabody award winning producer. He has executive produced the Oscar and Emmy-nominated Netflix documentary 'Winter On Fire' and the Emmy Award winning miniseries 'Five Came Back'. In 2017, Jason won the Emmy and Peabody award for the Oscar nominated Netflix documentary '13TH' and in 2018 he won an Emmy for the New York Times Op-Docs series, 'Long Live Benjamin'.
Justin Krook cut his teeth as a director, editor and visual effects artist for music videos and film trailers, working with an eclectic portfolio Including Usher, Incubus, LMFAO, Black Mirror, and CHEF’S TABLE. Justin’s first feature, the NETFLIX Original, I'll Sleep When I'm Dead examines the life and career of DJ Steve Aoki. The film premiered at Tribeca Film Festival, and was nominated for a Grammy.
Michael’s work with award-winning actors, musicians, artists and sports figures including Robert Redford, Paul Newman, Cate Blanchett, Will Arnett, Tom Ford, Jeff Koons, Kobe Bryant, the Beastie Boys, Good Charlotte, Michael Stipe, Paul Simon and P.Diddy blends pop culture with documentary and television. Hilliard is a member of the International and US Television Academy, AACTA, and the Screen Producers Association of Australia.
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Anna Howard started in the Australian Film Industry in 1981, working her way up from camera assistant to cinematographer, and was awarded an ACS Accreditation in 2004, making her the fourth woman to hold membership, in a pool of three hundred cinematographers. Her recent projects include: Rabbit (2018), Women He’s Undressed (2015), and Errors of the Human Body (2012).