Founder | Bread & Butter Films
Camille Servan-Schreiber has been working in documentary film since 1998 and founded Bread and Butter Films with her husband and partner Jason Cohn. Camille has produced a number of films including the Peabody-Award winningEames: The Architect and the Painter, about the iconic designers of the Modern Era and more recently completed American Jerusalem: Jews and the Making of San Francisco.
Previously Camille directed and produced a number of films including Bible Belt Atheist, a short that premiered on New York Times OpDocs series and The Secrets of J. Edgar Hoover which aired on National Geographic. She co-produced The Nobel: Visions of a Century, featuring Nobel laureates’ visions at the start of the 21st Century. As a producer and videographer for the PBS programs The New Heroes and Frontline World, she was nominated for an Emmy for Soundtrack to a Riot about rap artists in Paris. She also served as field producer for the critically acclaimed The Rape of Europa about the fate of Europe art’s treasures during WWII, and Alice Waters and her Delicious Revolution for the PBS program American Masters.
Camille has received many honors including the Golden Spire Award from the San Francisco Film Festival, a national Emmy nomination, and the National Education Writers Association First Prize for Broadcast Journalism.
Currently, Camille is producing The First Angry Man, a film about the birth of the Tax Revolt; and Gold Rush, a documentary about the making of an opera created by Peter Sellars and John Adams.