Joseph Freed and Allison Berkley are the founders of Marwar Junction Productions, an independent production company known for creating distinctive content for television and streaming services. Over their 15-year partnership, Freed and Berkley have displayed a unique approach to storytelling across all genres with projects like Elizabeth Smart: Autobiography (A&E), Earth To Ned (Disney+), and Eli Roth’s History of Horror (AMC).
Additional non-fiction projects from Marwar Junction’s robust slate of programming include crime documentaries Warren Jeffs: Prophet of Evil (A&E), and Escaping Captivity: The Kara Robinson Story (Oxygen/Peacock), the reality competition series Jim Henson’s Creature Shop Challenge (SyFy), the documentary/horror series The Legion of Exorcists (Travel/Discovery+), The Curse of Robert The Doll (Travel/Discovery+), and The 101 Scariest Horror Movie Moments of All Time (Shudder), documentary anthology Autobiography (A&E), true-crime series Murder in the Thirst (BET) and The Object of Murder (ID), pop-cuture talk show Bossip (WEtv), and Lifetime’s scripted movie I Am Elizabeth Smart, which was nominated for two Critics’ Choice Awards, including Best Movie Made For Television.
Freed and Berkley first worked together on CBS Television’s syndicated talk show Rachael Ray, producing more than 1,000 episodes. Rachael Ray brought them both Emmy nominations, with Freed winning back-to-back Emmy Awards for Outstanding Talk Show.