Yoni Brook is a Peabody Award winning film director, producer, and cinematographer.
As a director, his films have screened at Sundance, Berlinale, True/False, and the New York and Toronto Film Festivals. His credits include the docuseries PHILLY D.A. (PBS/Topic, duPont-Columbia Award Winner, Gotham Award Winner), MENASHE (Film Independent Spirit Nominee, A24, dir. Joshua Z Weinstein) and VALLEY OF SAINTS (Film Independent Spirit Nominee, Sundance World Dramatic Audience Award Winner, dir. Musa Syeed).
For PBS’s POV series, Brook co-directed BRONX PRINCESS (with Musa Syeed). Brook also co-directed THE CALLING, a four hour docuseries about young religious leaders for PBS Independent Lens.
His directorial debut, A SON’S SACRIFICE won Best Documentary Short at the Tribeca Film Festival, IDA’s Best Documentary Short, and broadcast on PBS Independent Lens.
Brook is an alumnus of New York University's Tisch School of the Arts. He is currently a Visiting Professor in the Department of Film and Media Studies at Swarthmore College.