Ghost Light Films and Michael Kantor
have produced a range of award-winning documentary films for PBS and cable television that explore the history of the arts in America.

Founded in 1996, Ghost Light Films most recently created the three-part series, Superheroes: A Never-Ending Battle, which premiered on PBS in October of 2013.  In January of that year, Ghost Light created the Peabody Award-winning special, Broadway Musicals: A Jewish Legacy, that aired as part of the Great Performances series on PBS.  In 2009, the six-part PBS series, Make ‘Em Laugh: The Funny Business of America, was produced by Ghost Light with Thirteen/WNET, New York in association with BBC-TV.  That series, hosted by Billy Crystal, garnered both critical acclaim and outstanding ratings, earning Mr. Kantor and his co-writer Laurence Maslon, an Emmy nomination.

In 2005, Ghost Light Films produced three hours of documentary material to accompany the 40th anniversary release of The Sound Of Music, including a documentary hosted by Julie Andrews.  That same year, Ghost Light garnered the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Nonfiction series by co-producing Broadway: The American Musical with Thirteen/WNET New York, NHK Japan and BBC in association with Carlton International.  In association with Metropolitan Entertainment, Ghost Light produced The Lullabye of Broadway: Opening Night on 42nd Street for PBS, and has produced segments on artists such as Quincy Jones, David Mamet, and Arthur Miller for the Bravo cable network and for Thirteen/WNET’s EGG: the arts show.