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War Game

Tony Gerber


Co-director, War Game

Tony Gerber is an Emmy and PGA award-winning writer, producer, and director. He has written and directed over a dozen documentaries for National Geographic, filmed in some of the world’s most remote and dangerous regions. In 2018 Gerber wrote, directed, and produced Kingdom of the White Wolf, a 3-part series (for Disney+) filmed in the High Arctic. His other directing credits include Full Battle Rattle, with Jesse Moss (Berlinale premiere and SXSW Special Jury Prize), The Notorious Mr. Bout about the Russian arms dealer (Sundance 2014), and CNN Films’ We Will Rise: Michelle Obama’s Mission to Educate Girls Around the World (Television Academy Honors, CINE Golden Eagle). Gerber has collaborated with artists Matthew Barney, Allora & Calzadilla, Blane De St Croix, and Ann-Sofi Sidén on various film and installation projects. He recently produced the Emmy-nominated, Oscar-shortlisted short documentary Takeover (Tribeca, 2021) about a group of Puerto Rican activists, the Young Lords, who take over a decrepit hospital in the South Bronx. This award-winning documentary will be adapted into a feature film for the independent studio, Sister, produced by Gerber and adapted by Oscar-nominated screenwriter José Rivera. In 2005, he co-founded the New York-based production company Market Road Films with two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Lynn Nottage. He has been a board member of UnionDocs since 2020.