JENNIFER GRAUSMAN | Director and Producer
Jennifer Grausman directed and produced the Emmy-nominated feature documentary ART AND CRAFT (2014), which was acquired by Oscilloscope and released in theaters in 50 US cities. The film was shortlisted for the Academy Awards and was winner of the National Board of Review Top 5 Documentaries. Art and Craft opened theatrically across the country, as well as in France and Japan, and was broadcast on PBS via POV. Previously she directed and produced the Emmy-nominated feature documentary PRESSURE COOKER (2008), which was executive produced by Participant Media and garnered awards from festivals across the country before opening theatrically and being broadcast on BET.
Grausman is currently directing and producing a documentary about a female private investigator and is a consulting producer on the feature documentary, Instant Life, that explores the stranger-than-fiction story behind the Amazing Life Sea Monkeys novelty toy. Previously, she was a consulting producer on Halston (2019), which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival and she co-produced the narrative feature film 3 Backyards (2009), which won Best Director at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival. She also produced several short films. Grausman’s work has been supported by the Sundance Documentary Fund, the Tribeca Film Institute, Catapult Film Fund, the Jerome Foundation, Candescent Films, and the New York State Council on the Arts, among other institutions
In addition, Grausman acted as co-director of the Screenwriters Colony in Nantucket, MA from 2010 to 2012. Prior to receiving her MFA from the film program at Columbia University, she was the manager of exhibition and film funding at The Museum of Modern Art. She earned her BA in art history at Duke University.
MARK BECKER | Director and Editor, Cinematographer
Mark Becker co-directed and edited the documentary ART AND CRAFT (2014), which was shortlisted for the 2015 Academy Awards, nominated for an Emmy Award, won recognition with the National Board of Review, and screened theatrically via Oscilloscope Laboratories. He produced, directed and edited the documentary ROMANTICO (2005), which was nominated for the Grand Jury Prize at the Sundance Film Festival, received two Independent Spirit Award nominations (including Best Documentary), and was released theatrically by Kino International. Becker co-directed and edited the Emmy-nominated film PRESSURE COOKER (2008) for Participant Media. Becker was one of two editors on the acclaimed THE LOST BOYS OF SUDAN (2003), winner of an Independent Spirit Award. He is currently directing a new documentary project through 2021. In addition, Becker has supervised and consulted on dozens of documentaries in various stages of production, many of which have screened at Sundance, Tribeca, and SXSW Film Festival, among others. Becker worked at Lucasfilm as a documentary editor for several years and earned a master’s from Stanford University. meteorfilms.org
JOSH KUN | Cinematographer
Josh Kun, the founder of Oakhouse Films, is an award-winning director and cinematographer. Josh began his career studying documentary film at the Dodge College of Film and Media Arts at Chapman University. After establishing himself as a correspondent for an international European TV show, he spends most of his time chasing feature film ideas and working as a DP on a wide array of commercial and theatrical film projects. He is always looking for the next opportunity to fulfill the old adage “leap, and the net will appear”.