Michael Kantor

New York, New York, United States


Executive Producer, American Masters series for PBS. Launched the American Masters Pictures banner for theatrical releases and the American Masters Podcast. Films include Rita Moreno: Just a Girl Who Decided to Go For It, Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am, Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool.

Kantor produced and directed Broadway Musicals: A Jewish Legacy (PBS, Peabody Award), Make 'Em Laugh: The Funny Business of America (PBS) nominated for Primetime Emmy for writing; Broadway; The American Musical(PBS)--2005 Primetime Emmy for Outstanding Nonfiction Series; Cornerstone (with Stephen Ives)(HBO); Quincy Jones: In the Pocket (PBS)