A proud, native New Yorker, Max Heller grew up thinking the city was a playground, subways were thrill rides and the streets were pure theater. Shocked to find life beyond the five boroughs was not as action-packed,he realized his mission was to create entertainment for those with and without subway access.
After graduating the University of Southern California Max wrote, produced and edited many award winning music videos including Grammy Winners Tim McGraw, Merle Haggard and Faith Hill. He returned to NYC to shoot We Live in Public the 2009 Sundance Documentary Grand Prize winner.
He continued editing for over a decade on highly acclaimed television series ranging from NBC's Who Do You Think You Are? Bravo's The Real Housewives of Atlanta, TBS’s sitcom Are We There, Yet? and Comedy Central’s The Daily Show w/Jon Stewart.
Max has produced five feature films including Summer of Blood the breakout success of the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival. Currently Max is wrapping post on Born Guil