CREATIVE TEAM BIOS
Matt Tyrnauer, Director/Producer
Matt Tyrnauer is a Special Correspondent at Vanity Fair magazine, where he has worked since 1992. His feature articles include profiles of Martha Stewart (the August 2005 post-prison cover story, and a 2001 profile), Valentino Garavani, Siegfried and Roy, Tommy Hilfiger, Philippe Starck, Frank Gehry, producer Robert Evans, actor Greg Kinnear, and writer Bret Easton Ellis.
Matt Kapp, Producer
Matt Kapp created and produced, for the Emmy Award-winning PBS series American Masters, the feature-length documentary The Education Of Gore Vidal, which premiered at the 2003 Sundance film festival and was a People magazine and Entertainment Weekly critic's pick. From 1997 to 1999, he worked for Academy Award winner Lee Grant, associate producing biographies for Lifetime Television's Intimate Portrait series, and has written and produced newsmagazine stories for series on PBS and MTV's LOGO channel.
Carter Burden, Executive Producer
Carter Burden is Chairman and CEO of Logicworks Corporation, the internet infrastructure firm he founded in 1993, which hosts web sites such as TruTV, Daily Candy, and The Onion. Burden is also the co-founder of Breaking Media, which publishes the web sites Dealbreaker, Above The Law, and Fashionista, and is founder of Darkstar Capital, a private multi-strategy investment firm.
Tom Hurwitz, Director of Photography
Tom Hurwitz is one of our country's most honored documentary cinematographers. Winner of two Emmy Awards and a Sundance Award for Best Cinematography, Hurwitz has photographed films that have won four Academy Awards and several more nominations. Over the last 25 years his television programs have won dozens of awards, including Emmy, Dupont, Peabody, Directors Guild and film festival awards for Best Documentary.
Bob Eisenhardt, Editor
Three-time Emmy Award winner and Oscar nominee Bob Eisenhardt has worked as a film editor, director, and producer. Films that he has contributed to garnered two Oscar nominations, nineteen Emmys, two Peabodies, and numerous other awards. Recent films he's edited include Dixie Chicks: Shut Up & Sing, directed by Barbara Kopple and Cecilia Peck, and The Blues: Godfathers & Sons, directed by Marc Levin and executive produced by Martin Scorsese.
Peter Miller, Sound Recordist
Peter Miller is an Emmy-Award winning sound recordist who has worked on four Academy Award-winning documentaries (Into the Arms of Strangers, He Makes Me Feel Like Dancin', Best Boy,and The Ten Year Lunch) and two Academy Award-nominated documentaries (Paul Taylor: Dancemaker and Suzanne Farrell: Elusive Muse). He also recorded sound for Barbara Kopple's Wild Man Blues, My Generation, the ABC miniseries The Hamptons, and George Butler's Going Up River: The Long War of John Kerry, among others.
Frederic Tcheng, Co-producer and Co-editor
Frederic Tcheng is a French-born filmmaker who holds a Masters of Fine Arts in Directing from Columbia University in New York City. He has directed several short films and also shot and edited numerous award-winning short films for his colleagues at Columbia University.
Adam Leff, Co-executive Producer
Adam Leff has written numerous screenplays including Last Action Hero, PCU and Bio-Dome (which he also executive produced). He is an L.A.-based contributing editor for Vanity Fair.
Aimee Bell, Consulting Producer
Aimee Bell is a Deputy Editor at Vanity Fair magazine. Highlights of her fourteen-year tenure at V.F. include editing columnists Christopher Hitchens and James Wolcott, overseeing the Africa issue, and portfolios on British Theatre, Swinging London, Young Royals, and John Singer Sargent. She produces the magazine's annual Music Issue and International Best-Dressed List portfolio. She was a co-producer of the 2005 documentary Eleanor: Godmother of American Fashion, which depicts the life of legendary fashion publicist Eleanor Lambert