Michael Steinberg (filmmaker)
Michael Steinberg (born 15 May 1959) is a director, writer and producer. He is a graduate of the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television. He has directed three films that all premiered at the Sundance Film Festival and has written and/or produced four other award-winning features since his debut in 1992. In addition, Steinberg has written, directed, and/or produced several television projects since 2000.
|Years active||1992 – present|
|1992||The Waterdance||Director||Won the IFP Spirit Award for "Best First Feature" and the "Audience Award" at the Sundance Film Festival. The film is included in the book "The Best 1000 Films of All Time" published by The New York Times.|
|1993||Bodies, Rest & Motion||Director||Runner-up for the "Audience Award" at the Sundance Film Festival. It was selected for the "Un Certain Regard" section at the 1993 Cannes Film Festival.|
|1994||Sleep with Me||Producer, co-writer||Selected as the "Opening Night Gala Premiere" for the Toronto International Film Festival and the "Un Certain Regard" section at the 1994 Cannes Film Festival.|
|1998||There's Something About Mary||Producer||Steinberg was nominated for a Golden Globe as a producer and the film won an MTV Award for "Best Movie" of the year. The movie is No. 27 on AFI's list of "Greatest American Comedies".|
|1998||Wicked||Director||Julia Stiles won a "Best Actress" award at the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival and the film was nominated for a Crystal Globe in the Main Competition.|