- Monday, Jul. 25, 2016
- LOS ANGELES
Framestore Pictures has added director Craig Zisk to its roster. Zisk has directed more than 75 TV series including Fear The Walking Dead, Preacher, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Parks & Recreation, American Horror Story, Nip/Tuck, Weeds, Kingdom, Agent Carter, The Good Wife, The Big C, Nurse Jackie, United States of Tara, Entourage and The Office. He has also produced and directed several pilots for such networks as AMC, Showtime, NBC and ABC. Zisk has additionally executive produced several shows including The Larry Sanders Show, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Weeds, and United States of Tara.
Zisk has been nominated for several Golden Globes for both production and direction on Weeds and won the award for both Brooklyn Bridge and Brooklyn Nine-Nine. He has also earned an Emmy nomination for Best Director for a Comedy on the basis of the “Good S*** Lollipop” episode of Weeds. His producing/exec producing exploits have additionally garnered him three Outstanding Comedy Series Emmy noms--for Weeds, The Larry Sanders Show, and Brooklyn Bridge.
Zisk’s first theatrical feature, The English Teacher, premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival in 2013. The English Teacher starred Julianne Moore, Nathan Lane, Greg Kinnear, Michael Angarano and Lily Collins.
Framestore Pictures currently has in production commercial and entertainment projects spanning virtual-reality and live-action. The production company just wrapped a VR experience with director Murray Butler and OMD for the Hawaii Tourism Authority. Other recent directorial projects include Butler and BBDO’s “Scale On Demand” for HPE, and director David Mellor and Relevant’s “VR Postcards” for Marriott.