Jonathan Schienberg is an independent documentary film director and producer. Previously he worked as a director and producer with Years of Living Dangerously, an Emmy Award winning documentary series for National Geographic and for Nat Geo’s flagship documentary program Explorer.

Prior to that, he worked as a director for Al Jazeera’s documentary program Witness, and as a producer with the CBS News magazine series, 60 Minutes. Before CBS, Jonathan worked as a producer and assignment editor for CNN in New York, and as a stringer and reporter for New York Newsday.

His freelance work as a multimedia producer and writer has also appeared in the New York Times, PBS Frontline, Foreign Policy Magazine, CNN International, and the Chicago Tribune.

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Director: Jonathan Schienberg
Executive Producer: Jaime Davila
Producer: Tommy Davis
Director of Photography : Joshua Echevarria
Editor: Jen Fineran
Co-editor: Colleen Flanagan
Writer: Jonathan Schienberg
Field Producer: Natasha Pizzey
Music by: Olivier Alary, Johannes Malfatti Second Camera: Philip Friesenbichler, Jonathan Schienberg, Fletcher Wolfe
Sound: Carlo Herrchen, Braulio Lin, Alan Kudan
Assistant Camera: Junior Alvarez
Colorist: Jimmy Cadenas
Sound Mixer: Michael Rupe
Assistant Editor: Adielenah Perez,
Researchers: Esther Lee, Esther Anino
Translators: Tanya Zelaya, Diego Senior, Natasha Pizzey
Consultant: Eli Saslow

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