Molly Bernstein began her career as an editor and her credits include the Emmy- and Peabody-Award-winning Jerome Robbins: Something to Dance About segment of American Masters, the Elaine May-penned historical series Witnesses to the Twentieth Century and the Peabody Award-winning American Revolution series Liberty. For the Sundance Channel and AMC, she has written and directed profiles of John Sayles, Bernardo Bertolucci. Estelle Parsons and more. DECEPTIVE PRACTICE: The Mysteries and Mentors of Ricky Jay marks her feature directing debut.
Filmmaker and journalist Alan Edelstein received an Academy Award nomination for Best Documentary, Short Subject for The Wizard of the Strings (1985). His writing on arts and culture has appeared in publications that include the New York Times, the Forward and Transition. He has been a writer and producer for the Sundance Channel, Nowak Associates, Great Projects and other companies. He makes his feature directing debut with DECEPTIVE PRACTICE: The Mysteries and Mentors of Ricky Jay.