Richard Borenstein

Principal
Cinebar Productions, Inc.

Mr. Borenstein is a graduate of the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colorado, with a Bachelor of Science degree in History. A retired Air Force Officer, his experience includes five years as a Director/Producer of Air Force documentary films shot throughout the United States, Europe, and Latin America. Mr. Borenstein later served as the Chief of the Creative Division for Air Force Recruiting Service, producing numerous award-winning television commercials and recruiting films. These awards include gold medals from the New York and Houston film festivals, three Golden Eagles from the Council of International Nontheatrical Events, and a Gold CINDY. His work includes the film industry’s first short subject in Dolby-stereo and Panavision (Red Flag) and the first stereo television public service announcement. At Cinebar, since 1992, Mr. Borenstein has produced, directed, and/or written a wide range of programs, from exhibits and orientation videos to broadcast documentaries such as, Preserving Virginia: The Future of History, Tuskegee Airmen: American Heroes, and Jamestown: The Buried Truth. He was also co-produced the EMMY-nominated three-hour documentary series, Maryland Vietnam War Stories, for Maryland Public Television. His awards here include Gold CINDYs, Silver Tellys, as well as recognition from the Houston and Charleston Worldfests, New York Festivals and Chicago’s INTERCOM. His is a Judge for the Telly Awards as a member of its Silver Council.