Jack Silberman studied documentary film production at MIT and has a master’s degree from Harvard. He has produced, directed, and written more than 40 documentaries for Canadian, American (PBS), British (Channel 4), French (ARTE), and Japanese (NHK) television networks, as well as for the National Film Board of Canada, National Geographic, Discovery Channel, and others. His film, Island of Whales, was narrated by Gregory Peck, broadcast on PBS, and won 17 awards, including the Gemini award for best documentary. Bombies was also broadcast on PBS and won First Place awards at a dozen film festivals, including San Francisco, Chicago, and the Japan Prize. He has extensive international experience, having worked on location in many different countries. He also spent 6 years living in India and Sri Lanka. His films have won more than 60 international awards.