Competition: US & Canada
David Grubin has won every major award in the field of documentary television, including two Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University awards, three George foster Peabody awards, and ten Emmys.
A director, writer, and cinematographer, he has produced scores of films which range across a wide variety of disciplines: science–The Secret Life of the Brain; poetry–The Language of Life; psychology–Young Dr. Freud; art–Degenerate Art; history–The Jewish Americans; biography–Napoleon; publis affairs–Kofi Annan: Center of the Storm. He is widely known for his acclaimed series of presidential biographies for American Experience on PBS: LBJ, FDR, Trumna, TR: The Story of Theodore Roosevelt, and Abraham and Mary Lincoln: A House Divided.
A member of the executive committee of the Society of American Historians, Mr. Grubin has been a Montgomery Fellow at Dartmouth College, and is the recipient of an honorary doctorate from his alma mater, Hamilton College. He is a Member of the Directors Guild and the Writers Guild, and is a former chairman of the board of directors of The Film Forum. He is married to artist Joan Grubin and lives in New York City.