|Occupation||Film director, screenwriter|
David Gelb (born October 16, 1983) is an American film director and co-founder of Supper Club, a production company. He directed the 2011 documentary Jiro Dreams of Sushi. In 2015, he directed The Lazarus Effect. He is also the creator of the Netflix series Chef's Table.
Life and career
Gelb was born in Manhattan, New York City. He attended the Masters School and graduated from the University of Southern California. His father is Peter Gelb, the general manager of the Metropolitan Opera; his paternal grandfather was Arthur Gelb, a former managing editor of The New York Times.
David Gelb released Jiro Dreams of Sushi in 2011 and The Lazarus Effect in 2015. He created a food documentary series for Netflix called Chef's Table, which he considers a follow-up to Jiro Dreams of Sushi.
Gelb's 2015 documentary, A Faster Horse, examines the development of the 2015 Ford Mustang, a film timed to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the first Mustang.
|2011||Jiro Dreams of Sushi||Documentary||Director|
|2015||The Lazarus Effect||Horror||Director|
|2015||A Faster Horse||Documentary||Director|
|2021||A Spark Story||Documentary||Producer|
|2015||Best Episodic Series||International Documentary Association||Chef's Table|
- Michael Dunaway (June 19, 2012). "Jiro Dreams of Sushi: David Gelb Learns From a Master". Paste Magazine. Retrieved April 4, 2015.
- "Lunch with David Gelb, director of 'Jiro Dreams of Sushi'". LATimesblogs. March 14, 2012. Retrieved April 4, 2015.
- Goldstein, Gary (February 26, 2015). "'Lazarus Effect' breathes some life into medical thriller". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved April 4, 2015.
- "Christine D'Souza, David Gelb". October 2, 2016. Retrieved April 9, 2019 – via NYTimes.com.
- John Lui (March 27, 2015). "Director David Gelb goes from observing a sushi chef to re-animating corpses". Straits Times. Retrieved April 4, 2015.
- Spangler, Todd (April 1, 2015). "Netflix Sets Premiere Date for 'Chef's Table' Foodie Docu-Series from David Gelb". Variety. Retrieved April 4, 2015.
- Champagne, Christine (April 28, 2015). "Ford Throws Open Its Secret Bunker For A New Doc About The Making Of A Mustang". Fast Company. Retrieved April 9, 2019.
- White, Peter (April 10, 2019). "Disney+ Strikes Overall Deal With 'Chef's Table' Producer Supper Club As It Reveals Non-Fiction Programming Slate". Deadline. Retrieved July 23, 2020.