Bob Hercules is an award-winning producer/director and President of Media Process Educational Films. Over his 35-year career Hercules has filmed around the world and his work has been seen on PBS, the Discovery Channel, IFC, The Learning Channel and through television syndication nationwide.
His latest film, Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise, premiered at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival, went on to win 19 awards on 3 continents and was broadcast on the PBS series American Masters in 2017. It won a Peabody Award for excellence in documentary in 2018.
Two of his previous films both deal with the subject of dance: a film about famed choreographer Bill T. Jones, entitled A Good Man, and the second one, entitled Joffrey: Mavericks of American Dance (both for the PBS series American Masters). A Good Man premiered in April 2011at the Full Frame Film Festival and Joffrey: Mavericks of American dance premiered in January 2012 at the Dance on Camera Film Festival.
His 2009 documentary, Radical Disciple: The Story of Father Pfleger, chronicles the iconoclastic priest, Mike Pfleger, whose confrontational methods to fight racism have put him in direct conflict with the Catholic hierarchy. The film premiered at the 2009 Black Harvest Film Festival and was named Best Documentary at the 2010 Big Muddy Film Festival.
Keith Walker is a Director of Photography and co-owner of Media Process group. Over the years Keith has shot hundreds of broadcast segments for shows like "60 Minutes," "Oprah's Next Chapter," "Dateline," and "HBO Real Sports," as well as numerous award-winning documentaries for PBS, NBC and CBS. He has also shot many corporate marketing and educational projects for clients like the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, the Gates Foundation, and Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago.
The documentaries he has shot include: Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise, A Good Man and Forgiving Dr. Mengele by Bob Hercules, Head Games by Steve James, Mavis! (HBO), and Catching Hell (ESPN) by Alex Gibney.