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Stephen Blauweiss - Producer/Director is an independent filmmaker. His 25 years of experience encompass all aspects, from concept through final production, and he has produced over 75 short films, 3 features, and several music videos. He produces work on a wide variety of subjects, from art and education to social and environmental issues. A number of Blauweiss' films have been screened in museums, exhibitions, and festivals across the US, Europe, and Canada, and he has received NYSCA and NEA grants. His expertise includes producing, directing, editing, art directing, cinematography, lighting, and graphics.

A native of New York City, he has over twenty years of experience with clients including The New York Times, PBS, and CBS TV. Blauweiss is also a graphic designer and has taught for over 25 years, including a decade at Pratt Institute and FIT (Fashion Institute of Technology). Blauweiss is co-director and co-producer of Lost Rondout: A Story of Urban Removal, a feature documentary chronicling how in the 1960s, federally funded urban renewal projects destroyed hundreds of working-class communities across America, including Kingston's Rondout neighborhood. The film has been screened across the Hudson Valley, Albany and New York City, and received numerous awards.



Karen Berelowitz - Producer/Studio Manager is an artist and entrepreneur with a nonprofit management background. She has her own art business, Karmabee, featuring her black & white drawings, and ran her store in Kingston from 2011 to 2016. Karen was previously a manager at the Omega Institute in Rhinebeck and co-director of the DC-based Riecken Foundation building libraries in Central America. Skilled in project management, writing, editing, social media, and small business, Karen appeared in Lost Rondout, and was a featured artist in one of Blauweiss Films' artist profiles that aired on PBS.