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Charles Herman-Wurmfeld

Charles Herman-Wurmfeld

One of Daily Variety's 10 Directors to Watch in 2002, Charles Herman-Wurmfeld makes his 35mm film directorial debut with KISSING JESSICA STEIN. Herman-Wurmfeld made his first film, the Slamdance-screened, 16mm, no-budget feature FANCI'S PERSUASION in 1994.

For his direction of the music documentary FROM THERE TO HERE about musician John Oszajca, Herman-Wurmfeld was awarded Best Music Documentary at the Yahoo! Internet Life Online Film Festival 2000. The documentary won him a seat on the New Media Panel at the Sundance Film Festival. The cinema-verite documentary later aired on MTV2 and currently lives on IFILM.

Raised in New York City, Herman-Wurmfeld experimented with Super 8 mm from an early age. After graduating from Oberlin College in Ohio, Herman-Wurmfeld moved to Vermont where he established the theatre department at Otter Valley Union High School. He taught there for two years.

Herman-Wurmfeld later moved to San Francisco and was quickly working as a performance artist and inventive theatre director whose work included a trilogy of popular rock operas - The Cereal Killers (chosen for a prestigious Best Of The Bay nod from the San Francisco Bay Guardian), Possession Of Mrs. Jones and Suburbia 3000. During that time, he directed music videos for Caroline and Capricorn Records as well as several underground short projects and multimedia installations.

His upcoming film projects include the action/comedy, THE YES MAN, and THE PUSHCART WAR, based on the classic book of the same name.


Note: This profile was written in or before 2002.

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