Kahane Cooperman

Kahane Cooperman is a documentary filmmaker and television producer. She directed and produced the 2017 Academy Award-nominated short documentary “Joe’s Violin”. Currently, she is the Executive Producer/Showrunner of the Untitled Holcomb Project, a non-fiction series for SundanceTV. Prior, she was the Executive Producer and Showrunner of The New Yorker Presents, a series for Amazon Prime. From 2005-2015, she was Co-Executive Producer of The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, where she was originally hired as a field producer in 1996. For her work at the show, she received eleven Primetime Emmy awards and three Peabody awards. Kahane began her documentary career at Maysles Films in NYC. She directed and produced several documentaries prior to Joe’s Violin including Cool Water (Sundance Film Festival) and Making Dazed about Richard Linklater’s Dazed and Confused, which was broadcast on AMC and acquired by the Criterion Collection. Kahane has an MFA in Film from Columbia University.