Joshua L. Pearson is an editor based in New York. After graduating with a BFA in Painting from Rhode Island School of Design in 1986, Pearson and friends formed the video art group Emergency Broadcast Network (EBN). EBN toured with the first Lollapalooza tour, signed to TVT Records and released one of the first “Enhanced” CDs, Commercial Entertainment Product, in 1992, and created live video projections for U2’s Zooropa tour.
Pearson’s documentary film work includes feature documentaries and limited docu-series. Most recently, SUMMER OF SOUL won the Grand Jury Prize and Audience Award for Documentary at Sundance Film Festival. Pearson was nominated for an Emmy for his work on the Academy Award-nominated and Emmy-winning WHAT HAPPENED, MISS SIMONE? Pearson’s other feature documentary work includes UNDER AFRICAN SKIES: PAUL SIMON’S GRACELAND JOURNEY, nominated for an Emmy; KEITH RICHARDS: UNDER THE INFLUENCE, directed by Morgan Neville, for which Pearson was nominated for an Eddie; and WHITEY: THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA V. JAMES J. BULGER, winner of a Silver Telly for editing. His docu-series work includes The Me You Can’t See, Conversations with a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes, Jeffrey Epstein: Filthy Rich, Bobby Kennedy for President, Grant, Mars, and The Fourth Estate.