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Howard Gertler

Feature film & Media Producer
Howard Gertler
Producing credits include Bobcat Goldthwait’s World’s Greatest Dad, starring Robin Williams, which premiered at Sundance and was released by Magnolia in August ’09. Along with Tim Perell at Process (where Gertler was head of production 2001 through 2009), he won the 2007 Film Independent Spirit Producers’ Award for John Cameron Mitchell’s Shortbus, and in 2006 was named one of Variety’s Ten Producers To Watch. Shortbus premiered in the official selection in Cannes and was released worldwide. His development slate includes John Cameron Mitchell’s adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s How To Talk To Girls At Parties, The Kinks’ musical Schoolboys in Disgrace with Bobcat Goldthwait, Dash Shaw’s animated feature The Ruined Cast (also producing with Mitchell, developed at the Sundance Institute), and the first scripted feature from director Jonathan Caouette (Tarnation).