Known for his work on an Academy Award-winning short film titled 'A Time Out of War,' this cinematic director and producer also created such biographical, documentary films as Maya Lin: A Strong Clear Vision and Portrait of Zubin Mehta.
Early in his career, he produced Warhunt, a 1962 film starring Sydney Pollack.
He served as co-founder and director of the American Film Foundation.
His wife, Freida Lee Mock, also had a career as a director and producer, as did his brother, Denis Sanders, with whom he collaborated on a project called Crime & Punishment, USA.
He worked on a documentary film titled Lillian Gish: The Actor's Life for Me.