Kahane Cooperman

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Kahane Cooperman
BornKahane Rachel Corn
OccupationDocumentary Filmmaker and Television Producer
Spouse(s)Jeffrey Todd Cooperman

Kahane Cooperman is an American documentary filmmaker and television producer.


Cooperman was born Kahane Rachel Corn to a Jewish family in 1963, the daughter of Beatrice and Dr. David Corn.[1][2] She is a 1980 graduate of Walt Whitman High School in Bethesda, Maryland.[3] In 1984, she graduated with a B.A. in English from the University of Chicago and later a Masters of Fine Arts in film from Columbia University.[3]

In 1996, she accepted as position as a segment producer at The Daily Show with Jon Stewart eventually working here way up to executive producer.[1] For her work on The Daily Show, she has received 11 Emmy Awards and 3 Peabody Awards.[4] Her documentary Joe's Violin, which she directed and produced, earned her critical acclaim including Academy Award for Best Documentary Short Subject nominations at 89th Academy Awards with producer Raphaela Neihausen.[5][6][7]

Personal life[edit]

In 1999, she married Jeffrey Todd Cooperman at the Pratt Mansion in New York.[1]

Awards and nominations[edit]


  1. ^ a b c "Kahane Corn, Jeffrey Cooperman". New York Times. June 27, 1999. Retrieved May 6, 2018.
  2. ^ Jewish Weekly: "The tribe goes to the Oscars" by Nate Bloom. February 13, 2017
  3. ^ a b Seevers, Katie (March 24, 2011). "Kahane Cooperman ('80) moves from school publication to 'The Daily Show'". The Black and White.
  4. ^ 2015 Individual and Institutional Honorees", from PeabodyAwards.com (accessed 4/18/2016)
  5. ^ "Oscar Nominations 2017: See the Full List". Vanity Fair. January 24, 2017. Retrieved January 25, 2017.
  6. ^ "Oscar Nominations 2017: Best Documentary Short Subject". Oscars.com. Retrieved January 30, 2017.
  7. ^ "Oscar Nominations 2017: The Complete List - 89th Academy Awards". Oscars.com. January 24, 2017. Archived from the original on January 10, 2013. Retrieved January 25, 2017.

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