Shari Springer Berman (born July 1964) and Robert Pulcini (born August 24, 1964) are an American team of documentarians who received critical acclaim and an Academy Award nomination for their feature film directorial debut, 2003's American Splendor. In 2010, The Extra Man premiered at the Sundance festival. The Emmy-nominated Cinema Verite, a 2011 HBO Drama film directed by Berman and Pulcini, premiered on April 23, 2011.
Both Berman and Pulcini were born in New York City, New York. Berman graduated from Wesleyan University (Phi Beta Kappa). Both filmmakers received master's degrees in film from Columbia University. The couple married in 1994. Berman is Jewish and Pulcini is of Italian descent.
- Robert Pulcini
Awards and nominations 
With their first feature American Splendor, Berman and Pulcini earned an Academy Award nomination for Best Adapted Screenplay.
Awards won for American Splendor
External links 
- "Interview: Robert Pulcini and Sheri Springer Berman, Directors of 'The Nanny Diaries'", Cinematical, Ryan Stewart, Aug 23rd 2007
- "Filmmakers Shari Springer Berman and Robert Pulcini", NPR
- "Splendid misery: an interview with Robert Pulcini and Shari Springer Berman." Cineaste, Gilbert, Anne; West, Dennis; West, Joan M., September 22, 2003
- "Shari Springer Berman, Robert Pulcini, Paul Giamatti & Harvey Pekar; Raymond D. Strother; Eugenia Zuckerman", Charlie Rose, (August 19, 2003)