Bernard Friedman is Managing Partner of Flying Mind, a Los Angeles based multidisciplinary documentary development and production company. A producer for more than 20 years, he has produced films, commercials, public radio segments, Internet media and marketing videos.  American Homes/ The American Idea of Home is his first directorial effort.


Joel Fox is an animator and filmmaker from Ojai, California. His work has been seen in galleries, film festivals, and extensively on the children’s show “Yo Gabba Gabba” . His works include time-lapse and animation of Nature. See more of Joel's work here:

Bernie Gwendolyn Wright is Professor of architecture at Columbia University in the Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation. Author of six books and scores of articles, she has written extensively about American architecture and urbanism. Since 2003 Professor Wright has also served as a host of the popular PBS television series, “History Detectives.” Visit Gwendolyn's site at