San Quentin Film School (Discovery Channel)

SAN QUENTIN FILM SCHOOL is a groundbreaking documentary series that follows a group of nine inmates at California’s San Quentin State Prison as they learn the basics of filmmaking, providing an unprecedented view of life on the inside.  For the first time inmates are permitted to use video cameras within the walls, giving viewers fascinating, ground-level glimpses into daily life in prison through the eyes of the inmates that live it.  Viewers will be taken on a deeply personal journey, at once poignant and shocking, into one of America’s most notorious penitentiaries.


Bruce Sinofsky 
Liz Friesell
Tim Mack
Kathryn O'Kane
Joshua L. Pearson
Jonah Moran
Peter Holmes 
Executive Producers 
Joe Berlinger 
John Grassie
Jon Kamen
Frank Scherma 
Justin Wilkes 
Director of Photography 
Robert Richman
Music by
Thom Bresh