The Filmmakers

   Objects and Memory is a production of EVER,
            the filmmaking partnership of Brian Danitz and Jonathan Fein


BRIAN DANITZ
Producer, Director, Cinematographer

Brianís work in documentary film has garnered international praise. In 1995, he produced and directed Ecological Design: Inventing the Future, which explores our capacity to design a sustainable and desirable future. Ecological Design competed in Sundance and won gold awards in San Francisco, Charleston, Chicago and Pretoria, South Africa. In 1994, he produced N is for Nuclear, which explores childrenís responses to nuclear threat. As a director of photography, Brian has worked on groundbreaking documentary, commercial and art projects. In 2003, he filmed Bowling for Columbine, which won the OscarTM for best documentary feature, the 55th Anniversary Award at Cannes, and the Independent Spirit Award for best documentary, among others. In 2001, Brian filmed Sound and Fury, which competed in Sundance and was nominated for an OscarTM.


JONATHAN FEIN
Producer, Director, Editor

Jonathan Fein has long been interested in the interrelationships of the tangible and the intangible. As a sculptor, his work has evolved from the manipulation of physical material to sculpting in time: filmmaking. His credits include the award-winning documentary, Journeys to Peace and Understanding; the Emmy Award-winning series, 4Stories; the documentaries, The Competition, Death Row Diaries, and A Change of Heart; the PBS series The Fred Friendly Seminars; the Broadway musical Nunsense 2; and the Wisdom Channel series Innerviews.


Brian Danitz and Jonathan Fein joined together in 1997 to form EVER in order to use their many years of film and television experience to help nurture global understanding and promote positive change. Award-winners both, they have developed projects exploring issues of conflict resolution, environmental improvement, and the commonalities of religious faiths. The urgency of events following 9/11/01 initiated the Objects and Memory project and its ongoing journey. Danitz and Fein have been working closely with the New-York Historical Society, the New York State Museum, City Lore, The Smithsonian Institution, the Oklahoma City National Memorial, and other historical institutions to produce the film. The N-YHS, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization, is accepting and administering funding for the film.