Mark Lerner - Executive Producer

Mark Lerner has been making films since 1988, among them the Academy Award- nominated ‘Hell and Back Again’. He produced or executive-produced ‘Afghan Star’, ‘Smash & Grab - The Story of the Pink Panthers’, ‘The Square’, ‘The Do Gooders’ and ‘A Whole Lott More’, and directed ‘Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer’.

He has won a number of industry awards and accolades, including an Academy Award nomination for Best Documentary Feature 2012; six Sundance Awards (including Grand Jury, Special Jury, Best Director, Audience and Cinematography prizes); an Emmy Award for Best Documentary; two Grierson Awards for Best Documentary; the Prix Italia; two Royal Television Society Award nominations; two IDA Award nominations; a Cinema Eye Award; an Independent Spirit Award nomination; and a Gotham Independent Film Award nomination.