October 16, 1983|
|Occupation||Film director, screenwriter|
David Gelb (born October 16, 1983) is an American film director who 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. And his paternal grandfather was the late 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|
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- "Lunch with David Gelb, director of 'Jiro Dreams of Sushi'". LATimesblogs. 2012-03-14. Retrieved 2015-04-04.
- Goldstein, Gary (26 February 2015). "'Lazarus Effect' breathes some life into medical thriller". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 2015-04-04.
- John Lui (2015-03-27). "Director David Gelb goes from observing a sushi chef to re-animating corpses". Straits Times. Retrieved 2015-04-04.
- Spangler, Todd (2015-04-01). "Netflix Sets Premiere Date for 'Chef's Table' Foodie Docu-Series from David Gelb". Variety. Retrieved 2015-04-04.