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Biography #2 (for Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events)

Brad Silberling wrote and directed the critically praised Moonlight Mile, starring Dustin Hoffman, Susan Sarandon, Jake Gyllenhaal and Holly Hunter. He previously directed the much-lauded box office hit City of Angels, starring Meg Ryan and Nicolas Cage. The City of Angels soundtrack went five-times Platinum, making it one of the biggest-selling soundtracks in motion picture history.

Silberling graduated from the University of California, Santa Barbara in 1984 with a Baccalaureate in English, then went on to earn a Masters in Fine Arts from the University of California at Los Angeles in 1987. At UCLA, he directed his thesis short Repairs, which landed him a contract from Universal Studios to direct and write movies and television.

Silberling's extensive television directing credits include multiple episodes of Steven Bochco's NYPD Blue, L.A. Law and Civil Wars, as well as Brooklyn Bridge and the pilot for Judging Amy, among others.

An award-winning episode of Brooklyn Bridge caught the eye of Steven Spielberg, which resulted in his backing Silberling's first feature, Casper, which went on to gross more than $300 million worldwide.

Silberling's production company, Reveal Entertainment, is actively developing a slate of projects for him to produce and direct. He is an active member of the Director's Guild of America where he sits on the Western Directors Council, New Technologies Committee, Creative Rights Committee and the Task Force on Violence and Social Responsibility. He also sits on the advisory boards for dot-coins Storybay and Umogul.

Bio courtesy Paramount for "Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events" (01-Feb-2005)


Biography #3 (for Moonlight Mile)

Brad Silberling directed the critically acclaimed box office smash City of Angels, starring Meg Ryan and Nicolas Cage. The movie grossed over $200 million for Warner Bros. Pictures, and the soundtrack went on to become of the biggest-selling soundtracks in motion picture history. Prior to that, he directed his first feature, Casper, for executive producer Steven Spielberg, which went on to gross over $300 million worldwide.

He graduated from the University of California, Santa Barbara, with a degree in English in 1984, and went on to earn a Master's in Fine Art from the film program at UCLA in 1987. At UCLA, under the tutelage of veteran director Martin Ritt, he wrote and directed his thesis short, Repairs, on the strength of which he was awarded a contract with Universal Studios to direct and write movies and television.

Silberling's extensive television credits include multiple episodes of Steven Bochco's NYPD Blue, LA Law, Civil Wars, as well as Brooklyn Bridge, which caught Spielberg's eye. He last directed the pilot for the hit series, Judging Amy.

His commercial work includes spots for Coca-Cola and Pepsi, and his feature and television production company Reveal Entertainment makes its feature debut with Moonlight Mile.

Silberling is an active member of the Directors Guild of America, where he sits on the Western Directors Council, New Technologies Committee, Creative Rights Committee, and the Task Force on Violence and Social Responsibility.

A native Californian, Silberling resides in Los Angeles with his wife, actress Amy Brenneman.

Bio courtesy Touchstone for "Moonlight Mile" (23-Sep-2002)