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Herb Kossover

Professor of Practice

Herb’s motto is “Do it Simple, Make it Memorable.”

Born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, Herb Kossover has called Atlanta home since 1980. This award-winning Producer/Director has over 25 years experience Producing, Directing and image consulting.

His documentaries have won both National and Regional Emmys and First Place in The Houston Film Festival. Herb has won over 10 Telly Awards and The New York Art Director’s Award.
Herb Produced and shot over 20 feature stories for The North American Mission Board, and his documentary on Angola prison A NEW HOPE is now being prepped for a full length feature film.
A veteran of the entertainment industry, Herb was also series Director for First Flights hosted by Neil Armstrong on the Arts and Entertainment Network,(the first for A&E) and lensed images for NBC’s Emmy-winning series The West Wing, CBS’s CSI/NY and Fox’s Vanished. Herb’s aerial images were used recently in Oprah Winfrey’s The Big Give, Parental GuidanceDetroit 187 and CW’s new series Containment.

Herb served as Director of Animated Photography on the full-length feature film Delgo, released Fall 2008 on 2000 screens. Herb’s work on CBS Production’s pilot Atlanta was completed in December, where he produced background plates for the pilot. Herb also shot and produced the opening credit sequence for Regency Entertainment’s Big Momma, Like Father, Like Son.
Herb has produced over 10 promo campaigns for Atlanta’s Fox 5 and WABC in New York. Along with work for KFSN in Las Vegas, ABC San Francisco, WLS in Chicago and CBS Atlanta.

He has captured aerial images of many U.S. cities to include Atlanta, Chicago, San Francisco, Miami, Dallas, Las Vegas, New York and Los Angeles. During the 1996 Summer Olympic Games, Herb was one of only 3 directors of photography hired for the Official Olympic Film, directed by the legendary Bud Greenspan. His work was so well received that he was asked to lens the 1998 Winter Olympic Games for Greenspan in Nagano, Japan. His images have been represented worldwide by Getty Images and Corbis Motion.

Herb’s aerials of Atlanta can be seen on every local Atlanta television station and is used to promote the City of Atlanta by The Atlanta Convention and Visitors Bureau and The Atlanta Chamber of Commerce. His latest images are for Disney’s WABC and Good Morning America and in the feature Fifty Shades of Grey.
Herb serves on the Board of Directors for “Curing Kids Cancer.”