Roger Weisberg joined public television station WNET as a staff Producer in 1976. Since 1982 when he founded an independent production company, Public Policy Productions, Weisberg has written, produced and directed 32 documentaries. These films aired in primetime on PBS in the U.S., and many were released theatrically and broadcast around the world. Weisberg’s documentaries have won over 150 awards including Peabody, Emmy, and duPont-Columbia awards. He received an Academy Award nomination in 2001 for Sound and Fury and in 2003 for Why Can’t We Be a Family Again?