In their new roles as SVP, Sara Bernstein and Jacqueline Glover oversee the development and production of documentary films and non-fiction programming for the network. The promotions were announced today by Sheila Nevins, president, HBO Documentary Films. During their tenure at HBO, the pair have worked on several acclaimed and award-winning documentaries. Bernstein’s credits include The Case Against 8, Pussy Riot: A Punk’s Prayer; Emmy nominated The Crash Reel, Which Way Is The Front Line From Here? The Life and Time of Tim Hetherington, Whoopi Goldberg Presents Moms Mabley and Alive Day Memories: Home from Iraq; the Emmy-winning films One Last Hug: Three Days at Grief Camp and Mea Maxima Culpa: Silence in the House of God. She also worked on Oscar-nominated documentary features Which Way Home, Burma VJ and God Is The Bigger Elvis; and the Academy Award-winning Music by Prudence.
Glover’s projects include the Oscar nominated short documentary films Redemption, China’s Unnatural Disaster: The Tears of Sichuan Province and The Witness: From the Balcony of Room 306; the Emmy nominated Gloria: In Her Own Words, Section 60: Arlington National Cemetery, American Hollow and Half Past Autumn: The Life and Works of Gordon Parks; the Peabody-winning If God Is Willing and Da Creek Don’t Rise from Spike Lee; the Emmy-winning Teddy: In His Own Words, A Child’s Garden of Poetry, When the Levees Broke: A Requiem in Four Acts from Spike Lee; and the Academy Award-winning animated short The Moon and the Son: An Imagined Conversation and documentary shorts Chernobyl Heart and The Personals.