Eric D. Burns is a documentary filmmaker and writer. Burns has been writing, directing and producing historical documentaries for nearly 20 years.
Since founding Steeplechase Films in 1989, he has directed several programs for WGBH Boston’s ‘American Experience,’ including “Coney Island” (1991). He also wrote and directed “The Donner Party” (1992).
In 1995, Burns wrote, directed, and co-produced “The Way West.” In April 2002, Burns completed “Ansel Adams,” a film which was co-produced by Steeplechase Films and Sierra Club Productions for ‘American Experience.