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Sufficient Films is a full service documentary production company based in the Hudson Valley that was founded by Brian Gersten. As founder of Sufficient Films, Brian's documentaries have gone on to screen in ten different countries and at dozens of notable film festivals around the globe. Brian's short documentary "The Great Toilet Paper Scare" premiered at Big Sky Documentary Film Festival in 2020 before going on a successful festival run, and his newest short documentary "Balloon Boy" won Best Short Director at Melbourne Documentary Film Festival in 2023. Much of Brian's work can be seen on the likes of PBS, Amazon Prime, Kanopy, and The Atlantic. His films have been written about and featured in Forbes, Film Inquiry, The AV Club, and CBS Sunday Morning.
In addition to making short documentaries and branded content through Sufficient Films, Brian also works as a feature documentary editor. In 2019, Brian edited his first feature documentary "Searching for Mr. Rugoff," which is 100% fresh on Rotten Tomatoes and currently streaming on the Criterion Channel. Brian's most recent feature documentary editing credits include "Radical Wolfe," which examines the life and work of author Tom Wolfe, and "Enter The Slipstream," a sports documentary that follows the EF Pro Cycling team through the 2020 Tour de France. Aside from making films, Brian has also taught filmmaking courses and workshops at Rutgers University, Northwestern University, and the Salt Institute for Documentary Studies.
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