As a director, Rudolph Herzog is best known for films such as THE AGENT on the Stasi double agent Werner Stiller who escaped East Germany and became a millionaire at Goldman Sachs, and LOST IN THE ARCTIC, a National Geographic/ZDF documentary on the mysterious death of polar explorer Roald Amundsen.
Rudolph Herzog‘s documentary on humour in Hitler's Third Reich scored top audience ratings on German Channel 1 and his book DEAD FUNNY on the same subject was reviewed internationally, from THE TIMES to AL JAZEERA.
„A thrilling book and a lavish film“ - Der Spiegel -
The film was broadcast by the BBC and the book has been translated into English, Italian, French and Chinese.
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.“riveting” -The Daily Telegraph -
Rudolph series produced Pro7’s 40x40 min. flagship GALILEO MYSTERY and lectured at the German Film Academy, DFFB. He also co-scripted and executive produced THE WHITE DIAMOND, voted Film of the Year by TIME Magazine.
His second book A SHORT HISTORY OF NUCLEAR FOLLY has recently been published in Germany and will be released in the U.S., Canada and the U.K. by Melville House.
A complete showcase of Rudolph's work was screened at Warsaw’s renowned summer film festival.