Filmmakers Ann Carol Grossman and Arnie Reisman have worked together frequently since 1996. They began developing The Powder & the Glory in 2003.
Ann Carol Grossman, Producer, has made more than seventy films and videos in the last thirty years. Since 1982, she has owned Umbrella Films, specializing in films on environmental policy, health, education, and the arts. Her credits include 900 Hands (premiered at Boston's leading arts theatre); No Time to Waste (co-produced with Ben Achtenberg), winner of the American Medical Writers' Association's Award of Excellence; Keep 'Em Flying, (premiered at the American Museum of Natural History), which was selected by the New York Public Library for a special archive of films about New York City.