Objects and Memory is a production of
the filmmaking partnership of Brian Danitz and Jonathan Fein
Producer, Director, Cinematographer
Brian’s 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 children’s 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.
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.