Sun-Street Productions is the video production company of David Kaufman, a Toronto-based filmmaker and fine-art photographer. David is a veteran producer, director and writer of documentary programs, with eighteen years of experience at the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation and eleven years experience as an independent working for himself and for other production companies.
In addition to Brave Old World: Live In Concert, Sun-Street Productions has released The New Klezmorim: Voices Inside the Revival of Yiddish Music, which was broadcast on many PBS stations and Canada's Bravo! network and which will soon be available on DVD.
Other recent programs created by David Kaufman include From Despair to Defiance: The Warsaw Ghetto Uprising and a number of other historical documentaries produced for Barna Alper productions and broadcast on Canada's History channel.
David's first film was the acclaimed 1980 video biography of the Canadian poet, Abraham Moses Klein, A.M. Klein: The Poet as Landscape, also soon to be reissued on DVD.
David is also active as a fine-art photographer, specializing in architecture-based images. Some of his work may be seen on his website at www.davidkaufmanphotography.com .