Career Achievement Award: Michael Shamberg


Michael Shamberg is one of America’s most outstanding contemporary film producers. He runs the production company Double Feature Films with Stacy Sher, and serves as an advisor for BuzzFeed Motion Pictures, a new platform producing online video content. His body of work spans more than four decades, crosses many different genres, and includes such Academy Award nominated films as THE BIG CHILL (1983) and ERIN BROCKOVICH (2000). In honour of this exceptional producer, ZFF screens six of his most important films in a small retrospective. Michael Shamberg will accept the Career Achievement Award in person at the screening of WISH I WAS HERE on Friday, September 26 at the cinema corso. His latest production A WALK AMONG THE TOMBSTONES will be shown in the 10th ZFF’s Gala Premiere section.