Meet the New BDC Films Program Manager

Meet the New BDC Films Program Manager

Introducing Zachary Kerschberg 

The BDC is excited to announce Zachary Kerschberg as our new BDC Films Program Manager.

Zachary Kerschberg is an American documentary and narrative filmmaker, whose films have screened at Cannes, SXSW, and the NYFF and have been distributed nationally and internationally on PBS, Cable Networks, and VOD platforms. His documentary Beauty Factory was distributed worldwide by Gravitas Ventures and Seeing the Full Sounding won the American Documentary Film Festival. He has created work for the United Nations, the World Bank, France24, Aljazeera, and Doha Debates. He is a recipient of a Fulbright Fellowship and a National Board of Review Grant, as well as an alum of the Berlinale Talent Campus and a former resident at SF Filmhouse. He holds an honors B.A. from UC Berkeley in Romance Languages and Literatures and M.F.A.’s in Dramatic Writing and Film Production from New York University.

About BDC Films

The BDC created BDC Films in response to the lack of support for traditionally underrepresented documentary filmmakers in the Bronx, as well as the changes in storytelling professions that require a broader skillset for potential employment in creative industries. Learn more about the program and Fellowship here.

IMAGE: © Courtesy of Zachary Kerschberg