Steve Brand


Public bio

Steve Brand is an Emmy Award-winning film and television producer whose feature documentary Kaddish, about growing up as the child of a Holocaust survivor, was selected for New Directors/New Films and was named one of the 10 Best Films of its year by David Edelstein in the Village Voice. He has been a producer for Now on PBS, Religion & Ethics Newsweekly, MacNeil/Lehrer Productions, ABC News’ 20/20 and Primetime Live, and CBS News’ Street Stories, as well as the PBS documentary A Search for Solid Ground. His independent work has been shown theatrically throughout the United States and abroad, as well as on home video. His corporate work includes the News Corporation kiosk video at the Newseum in Washington, D.C. A four time Emmy nominee, he is also the recipient of two Cine Golden Eagles, two First Place Gold Camera Awards from the U.S. International Film and Video Festival, a World Media Festival Silver Award and two Angel Awards. He has received three grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities and a Guggenheim Fellowship. He is currently working on an independent feature-length documentary on the life, thought and legacy of theologian/human rights activist Abraham Joshua Heschel.