The Filmmakers

Paula Eiselt


Paula Eiselt is a 2008 graduate with honors from NYU Tisch School of the Arts, where she directed and produced three award winning short films - My Mom the Dead Head (Cannes Film Festival's Short Film Corner); The Fitting Room (NY Jewish Student Short Film Festival); Priscilla (NY Newfilmmaker Series, Show Off Your Shorts Film Festival). Since graduating, Paula has worked as an Assistant Producer on Yoni Brook's and Musa Syeed's award winning broadcast documentary Bronx Princess, and on Marco Williams' upcoming documentary, The Undocumented. Paula also does freelance video producing and editing for non-profit organizations. FOLLOWING BORUCH is Paula's first feature film.

Marco Williams

Executive Producer

Marco Williams is an award-winning documentary and fiction filmmaker. He is also an Associate Professor of Undergraduate Film and Television at NYU Tisch School of the Arts. For over twenty-five years Williams' has produced films confronting issues of race, ethnicity, and family relationships.

His most recent film, Banished, won the grand jury award for documentary feature at the Miami International Film Festival, premiered at the Sundance Film Festival and aired on Independent Lens in 2008. Two Towns of Jasper received the 2004 Peabody Award and was broadcast on POV on PBS. Freedom Summer won a broadcast Emmy as part of the series Ten Days That Unexpectedly Changed America.

Michael Crommett


Michael Crommett is a cinematographer based in New York City who is a graduate of NYU's Tisch Film Program. He focuses mainly on documentary and actuality, but he has experience in fiction, commercial, and promotional productions as well. Besides Following Boruch he has shot long form documentaries for filmmakers such as Academy Award Nominee Christine Choy and Voice Award Winner Sheryll Franko. Currently, Michael is working on a SAMHSA Grant film regarding mental illness as well as various other projects. He can be found online at or via email at