Robert H. Lieberman
Robert H. Lieberman is an author and filmmaker. His six published novels include the best-seller "Baby" which the Los Angeles Times described as "A haunting novel of obsession, cultist and greed"...A tribute to Lieberman's storytelling ability ... Roller-skating on a high wire." An earlier novel, "Paradise Rezoned" was cited by Newsweek as having "hit the jackpot in paper with sales of 300,000 in the first three months." Just recently, the film rights to "Baby" were optioned by Abandon Films for a major motion picture. Mr. Lieberman's newly completed novel, "The Last Boy," has also been optioned by Michael Gruskoff at Industry Entertainment. Lieberman's own films include the award-winning "Faces in a Famine" which was repeatedly broadcast on PBS nationally.
Director of Photography/Co-producer
Grunberg is a graduate of the Polish Film and Television School in Lodz, Poland. He has shot and produced over 40 television documentaries for which he has gained international recognition. His productions include the documentary films "Chechnya," "Shetl," and "Chelyabinsk." His recent film "School Prayer" was just awarded an Emmy.
Grunberg is the owner of Log-In Productions, a professional film and video production company. Log-In Productions' state of the art equipment and talented staff have worked for many worldwide television networks including PBS (USA), NHK (Japan) and NOS (Holland). Among their credits are the major PBS series Frontline, NOVA, American Masters, and AIDS Quarterly with Peter Jennings, Inside Gorbachev's USSR with Hendrick Smith, and People's Century. They have also worked with Lifetime Cable on multiple productions including their Intimate Portraits series.
Gunilla Lieberman, a ballet dancer/choreographer who oversaw the music composition, scoring, and dance sequences in the film, is a graduate of Stockholm University and studied dance at the Swedish State School of Dance. She has worked on a number of films which were broadcast on PBS.
Production Manager/Associate Producer
A graduate of Cornell University with a BFA in studio art, she is a photographer, filmaker and visual artist presentty living in Brooklyn, NY. In addition to serving as associate producer, O'Brien acted as production manager and was intimately involved in the final editing of this film.
Corey is an Ithaca businessman with long-term ties to the community. His involvement and knowledge of the community has provided an effective interpreter for the film project in its primary venue. He has collaborated with Lieberman on prior book projects and heads the financial team for this film.
Truglio holds an MFA in photography, film and video from the Visual Studies Workshop in Rochester, New York. He has worked as an editor, soundman and Associate Producer on this film.
His most recent credit is Emmy Award Winning "School Prayer: A Community at War." He is currently working as an Associate Producer on "Cancer Alley, Louisiana." *Other films he has worked on include the Frontline programs "My Retirement Dreams," and "The Killer's Trail," as well as the Lifetime Channel's special "Confronting the Crisis: Childcare in America." Truglio's photography and installation work has been exhibited at galleries throughout the Northeast.
Producer Michael Gruskoff began his entertainment career in the mailroom of the William Morris Agency in New York City. He subsequently became an agent with Creative Management Associates in Los Angeles, where he managed such clients as Robert Redford, Peter Sellers, Albert Finney, Faye Dunaway and Sidney Pollack.