Tony Gerber

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Tony Gerber
Born New York City, New York, United States
OccupationFilmmaker
Nationality American
Spouse Lynn Nottage
Children2

Tony Gerber is an American filmmaker and the co-founder of Market Road Films, an independent production company.

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Personal life

Gerber was born in New York City and lives in Brooklyn, New York with his wife, playwright Lynn Nottage, and their two children, Ruby and Melkamu Gerber.

Career

Gerber is a two-time Emmy winner.

He directed and executive produced Kingdom of the White Wolf, a 3-part natural history series for National Geographic, filmed on location in the High Arctic.

He is a producer of the Jane (2017 film) about the life and work of Dr. Jane Goodall.

For CNN Films he directed, and co-wrote with Meryl Streep, We Will Rise chronicling former First Lady Michelle Obama’s trip to Africa to raise awareness of the importance of girl’s education which won an American Television Academy Honor and a Cine Golden Eagle.

His independent films include Full Battle Rattle (Berlinale premiere and SXSW Special Jury Prize) and The Notorious Mr. Bout (Sundance premiere.)

In 2005, Gerber co-founded NY-based production company, Market Road Films with playwright Lynn Nottage. Nottage and Gerber are currently developing a feature film, Everlasting Yea! for Amazon Studios and are Executive Producers of Deep South, a 10-part podcast for Stitcher investigating an unsolved 1950s lynching and the conspiracy of silence in a small southern town.

Gerber is a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

Works

Feature Films

Short Films

Mini-series

Museum Works

Games

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