In the Family is Joanna Rudnick's directorial debut. Other credits include co-producing "Robert Capa: In Love and War" for PBS's American Masters series and the BBC. She had previously done work for American Masters on the films "Juilliard," "Ella Fitzgerald: Something to Live For" and "Joe Papp: In Six Acts." She is the director of development for Kartemquin Films in Chicago and is currently producing "Prisoner of Her Past," the story of one woman’s late-life reliving of her Holocaust childhood. Joanna earned a master’s degree in science and environmental journalism from New York University and a bachelor’s degree from Northwestern University.