Roger Sherman

A founder of Florentine Films, Roger has been making award-winning documentaries for decades. He’s a producer, director, cinematographer, still photographer, and author. His films have won a James Beard Award, an Emmy, a Peabody, and two Academy Award nominations. His film In Search for Israeli Cuisine, a portrait of the Israeli people told through food was released in January, 2016 and in less than six months was booked in 60 festivals around the world. Of Roger's other films, Charlie Rose called his PBS American Masters special, Alexander Calder, “an extraordinary American masterpiece. The Wall Street Journal said Richard Rodgers: The Sweetest Sounds, was “Perhaps the best film ever produced in the American Masters PBS series.” Kat Kinsman, writing for CNN’s Eatocracy, said of The Restaurateur, a portrait of Danny Meyer, "Beg, borrow as needed, but do yourself a favor and see Roger Sherman's doc." About his film Medal of Honor The New York Post said, “There won’t be anything more worth your while on TV.” His books Ready, Steady, Shoot: The Guide to Great Home Video (Andrews McMeel 2012) and Ready, Steady, Shoot: A Pro's Guide to Smartphone Video (2014), an enhanced eBook,was written to help millions of people shoot better videos of their families, vacations or nights out with friends.