About

Rudolph Herzog is an award-winning director, producer and writer. His BBC/ARD documentary on humour in the Third Reich sold internationally and his book DEAD FUNNY on the same subject was named a book of the year by THE ATLANTIC.

His second book, the critically acclaimed SHORT HISTORY OF NUCLEAR FOLLY, was published in the U.K., the U.S. and Canada. A documentary by Rudolph based on the book was featured on ARTE and NETFLIX. He helmed a National Geographic special on polar explorer Roald Amundsen and THE AGENT on the spy Werner Stiller.

Rudolph is currently expanding into fiction with his feature film HOW TO FAKE A WAR - starring Katherine Parkinson and Jay Pharoah - released, and his book GHOSTS OF BERLIN published internationally.

Rudolph also co-scripted and executive produced THE WHITE DIAMOND, voted Film of the Year by TIME Magazine.
Other credits include THE HEIST, a 3-part series for Channel 4 (U.K.) in which real criminal masterminds attempt to commit the perfect crime.

Rudolph series produced Pro7’s 60x40 min. flagship GALILEO MYSTERY, lectured at the German Film Academy (DFFB) and worked as an on-staff columnist for NEWSWEEK.

As a producer, his most recent credit is THE PRESIDENT, winner of the Chicago Film Festival.
Rudolph is a voting member of the European Film Academy.

(foto credit: JA! Bilbao)