Rudolph Herzog is an award-winning director, producer and writer. His BBC/ARD documentary on humour in Hitler's 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 recently published in the U.K., the U.S. and Canada. In 2014, a documentary by Rudolph Herzog based on the book was broadcast in Europe.
He helmed a National Geographic special on the mysterious death of polar explorer Roald Amundsen and THE AGENT on the double agent Werner Stiller who escaped East Germany and became a millionaire at Goldman Sachs. As a producer, his most recent credit is THE PRESIDENT, winner of the Chicago Film Festival.