Stuart Sender
Director/Producer - Harmony
Stuart Sender, the Director and Producer of Harmony is an Academy Award® nominated filmmaker.

Stuart’s credits include producing and directing Prisoner of Paradise which was nominated for an Oscar® as well as a Directors Guild award for best documentary feature; and he was Executive Producer of The Garden – which was also nominated for an Academy Award® for best documentary.

After beginning his career at CBS news in Georgia, Stuart was Senior Producer of the weekly PBS series South Africa Now, which won a Polk Award for excellence in journalism and a New York Emmy® award for best newsmagazine.  He produced the first exclusive interview with Nelson Mandela following President Mandela's release from prison for the Phil Donahue Show; and was Senior Producer of Mandela: Free At Last, a nationally broadcast PBS special.

  Stuart produces and directs much of Balcony Films award-winning content which has featured some of our best-known public figures and personalities, including: His Holiness The Dalai Lama, Yasser Arafat, Yitzhak Shamir, KKK Grand Dragon David Duke and performers such as Will Ferrell, Jason Alexander, Felicity Huffman, Rosario Dawson and Stevie Wonder. Stuart is also writing and producing The Golden Spruce, a feature film adaptation of the acclaimed eco-thriller by John Vaillant.

Stuart has a degree in Politics from the University of California at Santa Cruz and a Masters Degree in Journalism from Columbia University.

  He is most proud to be Emily’s dad.