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John Scheinfeld

CHASING TRANE: THE JOHN COLTRANE DOCUMENTARY

John Scheinfeld, Writer/Director

From pop culture to politics, sports to world religion, Venice and Toronto film festivals to PBS, Emmy, Grammy and Writers Guild Award nominee, John Scheinfeld is a critically acclaimed documentary filmmaker with a broad range of subjects and productions to his credits. Scheinfeld recently completed production on Chasing Trane, the first authorized feature documentary about the legendary John Coltrane. Set for worldwide release in 2017, the film was an official selection of the 2016 Telluride Film Festival, Toronto Film Festival, DOC NYC – America’s largest Documentary Festival and IDFA – International Film Festival Amsterdam. Emmy®, Grammy® and Writers Guild Award nominee and Telly Award-winner John Scheinfeld is a highly respected writer-director-producer of documentaries for theatrical and television distribution with a broad range of subjects and critically-acclaimed films to his credit including The U.S. vs. John Lennon, Who Is Harry Nilsson and (Why Is Everybody Talkin’ About Him)?, We Believe, and Dick Cavett’s Watergate. In addition, Scheinfeld has also created and written pilot scripts for drama series for ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox. He is a graduate of Oberlin College and received his MFA from Northwestern University.

Dave Harding (Producer)

Dave Harding is an award-winning film and television producer and production executive associated with the Academy Award nominated Encounters At The End of the World . He is also known for his work The Grizzly Man, The U.S. vs John Lennon, Leonard Cohen-I’m Your Man, Cave of Forgotten Deams and many most recently, I Hope You Dance. Honored with three Emmy Nominations for his work in television, and one Emmy win for Wage Slaves-Not Getting By in America, Harding has produced or supervised more than 1000 hours of documentary and non-fiction television while the Exec VP of powerhouse of Creative Differences.

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