An award-winning filmmaker, Phil Bertelsen works in both fiction and non-fiction. Most notably, he produced the Peabody Award winning documentary Chisholm '72. His feature film Rock The Paint won a Creative Promise Award from the Tribeca Film Festival. Most recently Bertelsen produced and directed two episodes of Many Rivers To Cross- The African Americans, hosted by Henry Louis Gates, Jr. He is currently producing and directing episodes of the next installment of Finding Your Roots.