Jane Brodsky Altschuler is an award-winning producer, director, writer and editor.
After starting her career at Grey Advertising in New York, she completed an MA at New York University in educational communications; then co-founded Editape/Edifilm Inc., a production and post -production facility.
In 1984, she founded her current company, Jane Altschuler Productions. Notably, she has produced and directed the documentaries Walk Thru Rock, a three hour history of rock ‘n’ roll; Nigeria: The Unknown Giant; and The March of Time pilot for the BBC/PBS series based on the Academy Award-winning Time Inc. newsreels. For Masterpiece Theater and Mobil Showcase Network, she produced/directed opening logos and re-cut more than 20 British miniseries for U.S. presentation, including Laurence Olivier’s King Lear, Nicholas Nickleby and Churchill & the Generals. Editing projects of interest include: The Everly Brothers’ Rock ‘n’ Roll Odyssey (PBS); Boomtown, the multi -awarded animated film by Jules Feitfer and Bill Plympton; post -production supervisor of Ray’s Male Heterosexual Dance Hall, (Academy Award, Best Short); and she has edited hundreds of other films, TV shows, music videos and TV spots during her career. Altschuler has been an adjunct professor of editing at Tisch Graduate School of Film, NYU, and is a member of New York Women in Film where she served on the board from 1989 to 1991. Recently, Altschuler has been writing and producing feature films, and in 2010 she became co-publisher at Gordian Knot Books and Chaucer Press Books.
She was inducted into Temple University’s Gallery of Success in 2009, an honor bestowed by each school and college on alumni who have made significant achievements in the professions for which they prepared at Temple.