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Marty Callner

Highest Rated: 100% Chris Rock: Kill the Messenger (2008)

Lowest Rated: 40% Robin Williams: Live on Broadway (2002)

Birthday: Not Available

Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio, USA

In many cases, music video directors try to leverage their success into opportunities to oversee big-budget Hollywood comedies or action movies. But Marty Callner has largely stuck to the worlds of concert and comedy performance, with great success. He has been Emmy nominated over the years for his film showcasing of such talents as Chris Rock, Bette Midler, Will Ferrell (as George Bush on Broadway), Jerry Seinfeld, and Robin Williams. In all, he earned 10 Emmy nominations but, amazingly, no wins. However, his reputation has been well-established in his working fields. Callner is the closest thing to an HBO house director, with a resume that spans virtually every high-profile concert and comedy special broadcast by the pay cable network. The logistics of filming a live performance in a theater are very specific, and Callner has continuously proven his ability to make these sorts of claustrophobic confines seem dynamic. In 2011, he shot Pee-Wee Herman's Broadway show for HBO.

Filmography

Movies

Credit
60% 62% Will Ferrell: You're Welcome America - A Final Night with George W Bush Director - 2009
No Score Yet No Score Yet Robin Williams: Weapons of Self-Destruction Director,
Producer
- 2009
100% No Score Yet Chris Rock: Kill the Messenger Director,
Executive Producer
- 2008
No Score Yet 88% Dane Cook: Vicious Circle Director - 2006
No Score Yet 85% Whoopi - Back to Broadway Director - 2005
40% 89% Robin Williams: Live on Broadway Director - 2002
No Score Yet 86% Jerry Seinfeld: I'm Telling You for the Last Time Director - 1998