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Brian Schodorf is a television and film producer, director, and writer with 12 Emmy Nominations and an Emmy Award for the national feature documentary The Wayman Tisdale Story which aired on ESPN and NBA-TV. Schodorf was named the Media Professional of the Year in his home state of Kansas by the Topeka Capital Journal in the same year. Schodorf has developed a trademark style of tackling social issues and revealing the interconnectedness of politics, social systems, and the human heart. His first documentary, Poverty in Chicago, aired nationally on PBS and documented the homelessness epidemic in downtown Chicago. His second documentary film, Greensburg, the story of a small Kansas town devastated by a tornado was nominated for an Emmy Award for Best Documentary. He served 6 years as the Director of the City of Chicago’s tourism video division with Choose Chicago before launching his independent video production company Schodorf Media Creative in 2018 - working with clients in various industry verticals across the country. His 4th and most recent film, Chicago at the Crossroad, explores Chicago’s violence and segregation issues and has played at major film festivals across the United States. He resides in Chicago, IL and is a graduate of Columbia College Chicago with a Bachelors Degree in Television Production and a Masters Degree in Media Management.

CREDITS

 

A Film By Brian Schodorf

 

Executive Producer

Brian Schodorf

 

Co-Executive Producers

Afrika Porter

Malik Yusef

 

Written, Directed, Produced

Brian Schodorf

 

Narrated by Malik Yusef

 

Senior Producer

Nathan Weber

 

Director of Photography

Ryan Kolegas

 

Original Score

Peter Warnica

 

Producers

Linda Mensch

Malachi Gross

Rahman Ayi

Burundi Partlow

Randy Crumpton

Ryan Kolegas

 

Associate Producers

Alisa Inez

Larry Jovan Davis

 

Crime Scene Footage Produced by

Vic Maggio

Maggio News

 

Editor

Brian Schodorf

 

Title Design

Michael Ledajaks

Additional Music By

Nebraska Franklin

Corey Steels

 

Copywriter

Jeff Sherman

 

Audio Engineer

Sean Tallman

 

Drone Operator

Nathan Weber

 

Website Design

Xtra Mile Creative

 

Additional Camera

Mark Barry

Brooklyn Wheeler

Nick Silva

Rahman Ayi

 

Post Production Support

October TV

Chris Dewinter

Chris Palese

Zach Moore

Ashley Nath

 

Community Support

Sinai Community Institute

The Field Foundation

The Firehouse Community Art Center