Biography Highlights

Alan Kleinberg is a producer of short films, independent films, and music videos as well as having been a fashion photographer and photojournalist.  

As Producer, was selected as nominee for a Grammy Award with David Byrne, directing the one hour Talking Heads compilation music video “Story Telling Giant” and an MTV Award for “Close to the Edit”. He was the Producer of the movie Down by Law by acclaimed independent film director Jim Jarmusch who won a Cannes Film Festival Award in 1986 and was the opening night feature film at the New York Film Festival, in 1986. His company, Big Z, was formed with the Academy Award winning film director, Zbigniew Rybczynski, created many innovative music videos for artists such as Grand Master Flash, Ricky Lee Jones, The Art of Noise, and Chuck Mangione.  

In the field of photography, Mr. Kleinberg was a fashion photographer and photo journalist for such publications as Interview, Details, Mademoiselle, New York Magazine, Harper's Bazaar, New York Times.