Script Writer, Director

United States


Gabe Polsky co-directed and produced the award winning and critically acclaimed “The Motel Life,” starring Emile Hirsch, Dakota Fanning, and Stephen Dorff. Additional producing credits include: Werner Herzog’s “Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans,” which was named in over 40 top-ten lists of the Best Films in 2009; “His Way,” an Emmy-nominated documentary released by HBO in 2011; and “Little Birds,” which was named among the top ten independent films of 2012 by the National Board of Review.

Polsky is adapting the novels “Butcher’s Crossing” by John Williams and National Book Award winning “Going After Cacciato” by Tim O’Brien. Other notable projects in development include critically acclaimed novels “Flowers For Algernon” by Daniel Keyes, to be produced at Sony as a starring vehicle for Will Smith; and “The Master and Margarita” by Mikhail Bulgakov. Polsky has also secured the life rights to Albert Einstein as well as to surfing legend Dorian “Doc” Paskowitz and his family.

Feature films


Special Screenings, 2014Director, Screenplay