MAX WEISSBERG - Producer, Director, Editor

A graduate of the American Film Institute's directing program, Max Weissberg co-produced and appeared in the feature documentary film, HOTEL GRAMERCY PARK, which included cameos by Ben Stiller, Winona Ryder, and Kanye West. The film earned a jury citation at the 2008 Tribeca Film Festival and screened on the Sundance Channel for several years. In 2012, Max appeared in HOTEL SECRETS on Sky Atlantic TV in the UK, hosted by actor Richard E. Grant. Max’s feature film, SUMMERTIME IN NEW YORK, screened at festivals including SXSW (as ROOM 4 RENT), and won best screenplay at First Time Fest (held at the historic Players Club, hosted by Martin Scorsese). The film is now available on over a dozen VOD outlets in the U.S., U.K., France, Japan, Germany, and China. In 2014, Max's AFI thesis film, KARAGANDA, earned the AFI Fotokem grant and was jury-selected for the 2014 AFI DGA showcase. KARAGANDA won 5 festival awards and was invited to 26 film festivals in 13 countries. More recently, Max directed two award-winning shorts, THE DRESS (2016) and THE GENIUS (2019). Max speaks fluent German & Russian, conversational Spanish, and basic French. Commercial credits include work on the Paramount Network, TV Land, Sundance Channel, MTV, VH1, CMT, Nick, and Comedy Central. In addition to his film work, he's also written for Rolling Stone and ICON:GRAZIA among other media outlets. IMDB