Jonathan Gruber has been at the helm of Black Eye Productions for more than 20 years, directing, writing, and producing award-winning documentary films, commercials, television shows, and digital content. He and the BEP team are known for creating evocative images and telling nuanced stories, whether for a 30-second spot or a two-hour feature.
Jonathan is the Co-Creator of MSNBC's The Story of Cool, as well as an Executive Producer and Director on the series. Recent films include Miriam Beerman: Expressing the Chaos, which is currently on PBS WORLD, and Follow Me: The Yoni Netanyahu Story, which is available on Amazon Prime.
Other projects have screened at film festivals and in theaters nationwide and around the world, and have aired on PBS, The History Channel, National Geographic, Discovery Networks, NewYorkTimes.com, and more.
As a full-service production company, Black Eye Productions manages projects from concept through distribution. The client list includes Microsoft, Oracle, Cisco, Johnson & Johnson, the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, the Humane Society of the United States, Annie E. Casey Foundation, DreamWorks, GAP, Stryker, and many more.
Jonathan also is available to be hired as a director for spots, films, television and other digital content. His work has taken him on shoots around the world with projects of all sizes. He is most proud of his ability to turn any assignment into a compelling story that sparks thought, conversation, or action.