BRAD BERNSTEIN, Director / Producer
Brad Bernstein is a writer, producer and director who has spent the last fourteen years in long-form documentary production. He is currently the staff writer for VH1’s Emmy Award-winning doc series Behind The Music and has also produced and written five episodes of the series, a sixth of which (about Ludacris) is currently in production through his production company Corner of the Cave Media (Miami, FL). Brad is also director and writer of Real Change: Artists For Education, a one-hour prime time special airing on CBS on April 23rd, 2013 that includes interviews and performances with Pitbull, Justin Bieber, Miley Cyrus, Lady Antebellum, Jason Mraz, Quincy Jones, Matthew Morrison and LMFAO.
Brad is also currently directing and producing a ten-camera, live concert and documentary adaption called Jazz and the Philharmonic which features Bobby McFerrin, Chick Corea, Dave Grusin and Terence Blanchard that will air on PBS in January, 2014. Brad served as supervising producer on an original, six-part documentary series called Saved for Animal Planet that aired Fall 2011. He was also supervising producer on Recording: The History of Recorded Music, an 8-part documentary series shot in high-definition that traces America’s history since Thomas Edison invented the first sound recording device in 1877 to the Internet. Executive producers for Recording include impresario Quincy Jones and legendary record producer Phil Ramone. Recording contains interviews with Phil Spector, Billy Joel, Norah Jones, Chuck D, Clint Eastwood, BB King, Flea, Paul Simon, Smokey Robinson and many other musicians and artists.
Brad was coordinating producer on ESPN’s highly acclaimed documentary series Rites of Autumn: The Story of College Football, a 10-hour production narrated by Burt Reynolds; was a producer on In Focus, a 36-part Fox Sports documentary series hosted by esteemed broadcaster Dick Enberg; was a producer on Between the Lines, a four-hour original series for A&E hosted by Robert Downey, Jr. that featured President Jimmy Carter, Priscilla Presley, Martin Sheen and Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton; and was producer and writer of MSG Profiles, an 8-part biography series on the New York Knicks and Rangers.