Barbara Kanowitz is an award-winning producer and director.  She has directed dozens of national and regional commercials for clients including: Nestle, Maxwell House, Dove, and Mazda.  She has directed numerous network campaigns for network and cable.

She has directed single camera comedy specials for Comedy Central featuring Caroline Rhea, Jim Breuer and Paul Provenza. She has also directed episodes of The Adventures of Pete and Pete for Nickelodeon.

She has just completed  producing and directing the second season of Take Me To Your Mother, a comedic documentary series-featuring comic Andrea Rosen; it is running on Nickelodeon’s NickMom channel.

Barbara is an Emmy nominated director and Clio Award recipient, International Monitor Award recipient and Houston TV Festival Gold Camera Award recipient.




Nickelodeon, Comedy Central, USA, HBO, ABC, MTV, VH1, TNT, Cartoon Network, AMC,A&E, Lifetime, FX, Nick at Nite, Oxygen, TV Land.