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Guest Name
Anthony Werhun
Anthony Werhun
Guest Occupation
TV and Film Director
Guest Biography

Anthony Werhun is a television, film and commercial director who development the award- winning Comcast series, “Voices of The Civil Rights Movement” and feature documentary “James Hemings: Ghost in America’s Kitchen.”

Anthony directed two award-winning documentaries in 2004 and 2006 before taking a position with NFL Films in 2009. In 2010 Anthony joined Cornerstone Pictures, where he has produced and/or directed projects for commercial clients such as Centers for Disease Control & Prevention, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Starkist, Chesapeake Energy, Hersheypark, Turkey Hill, and Conair, while collaborating with Comcast for nine years on the expansive civil rights multi-platform docuseries, “Voices of The Civil Rights Movement,” which is the most watched Comcast original programming to-date.

In 2017 Anthony partnered with Chef Ashbell McElveen to create a documentary about the life, legacy, and erasure of America’s unknown culinary founding father, James Hemings. “Ghost in America’s Kitchen” debuted at The Roxbury International Film Festival in 2021, winning Best Feature Documentary.

Anthony is currently directing documentary projects based in New York City while supporting the recently released Hemings documentary and delivering 10th anniversary segments of “Voices of the Civil Rights Movement.” He looks forward to creating compelling and impactful documentary programming for years to come.