Zander Cowen likes to tell real stories through documentary films that explore the world around him. He strives to find the emotion in everyday life, and his passion for good design has influenced the creative process at Pelham Island Pictures. Cowen loves speaking with his local community to find the most compelling stories. He is studying film and political science at Bard College in New York.


Jacob Sussman


Jacob Sussman is a filmmaker and creative producer.

He recently graduated from Wesleyan University with honors, completing a Bachelor of Arts in Film Studies. He has interned at BBH NY and Anonymous Content and currently works as a freelance content creator. 

Jacob is specifically interested in producing new media experiences that explore the artistic potential of technology.  He believes in the potential of media to connect people through storytelling and illuminate untold perspectives.