Rich Remsberg is an Emmy Award-winning archival footage and image researcher. While most of his work is for feature documentaries, museum exhibits, and PBS signature series, his credits also include IMAX films, video games for Activision, and development projects for MIT.
His own short films have screened at Slamdance, the Walker Arts Center, and the Bowery Ballroom, and he is the author of two books, most recently Hard Luck Blues: Roots Music Photographs from the Great Depression. He has served on the faculty of the Library of Congress’ American Folklife Center Field School, was a frequent collaborator with the electronic music duo, The Books, and is a regular contributor to Esopus Magazine and NPR’s online feature, The Picture Show.
A native Midwesterner, he now lives in North Adams, Massachusetts.