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Craig Zisk is an American director and producer.[1]

Craig Zisk
Born
OccupationFilm director, television producer
RelativesRandall Zisk (brother)

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BiographyEdit

Zisk grew up in Dallas, where he graduated from the St. Mark's School of Texas. His family was Jewish.[2]

After graduating from The University of Southern California, Craig Zisk produced his first television series, COP ROCK, as the age of 25. A year later, he directed his first television series, BROOKLYN BRIDGE, on which he was also a producer.

He has executive produced several series including THE LOOMING TOWER, BROOKLYN NINE-NINE, WEEDS, UNITED STATES OF TARA and THE LARRY SANDERS SHOW. Mr. Zisk has also directed over 80 series including THE LOOMING TOWER, VEEP, THIS IS US, FEAR THE WALKING DEAD, PREACHER, BROOKLYN NINE-NINE, PARKS & RECREATION, AMERICAN HORROR STORY, WEEDS, AGENT CARTER, THE GOOD WIFE, THE BIG C, NURSE JACKIE, UNITED STATES OF TARA, ENTOURAGE and THE OFFICE. He has also produced and directed several pilots for networks like AMC, SHOWTIME, NBC and ABC.

Mr. Zisk’s first feature, THE ENGLISH TEACHER, premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival in 2013. THE ENGLISH TEACHER starred Julianne Moore, Nathan Lane, Greg Kinnear, Michael Angarano and Lily Collins.

Craig Zisk has been nominated for the Golden Globe on several occasions for producing WEEDS and won the award for both BROOKLYN BRIDGE and BROOKLYN NINE-NINE. He has also earned Emmy nominations for THE LOOMING TOWER, THE LARRY SANDERS SHOW and WEEDS, including multiple nominations for Best Director.

His brother Randall Zisk is also a television director.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Craig Zisk". The New York Times.
  2. ^ Bloom, Nate (September 4, 2018). "The big Emmys, and the other Emmys". J. The Jewish News of Northern California.

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