Charlie Ebersol

Charlie Ebersol

Director, Producer, Editor


Charlie Ebersol is a successful American television and film director. He is best known for his work on NBC's hit show The Biggest Loser, as well as his work in the world of documentary filmmaking.

Ebersol was born on August 27th, 1982 in Los Angeles, California. He is the son of television executive Dick Ebersol and actress Susan Saint James. He attended the University of Southern California where he studied film and television production.

Ebersol's career began in 2004 when he directed an episode of the NBC drama Las Vegas. His work on that show led to him directing the 2007 feature film The Longshots, starring Ice Cube, which was released by MGM. He then went on to direct the 2008 documentary The Boys of 2nd Street Park, which was nominated for an Emmy Award.

In 2009, Ebersol moved on to direct the first season of NBC's hit reality show The Biggest Loser. He earned a Directors Guild of America Award nomination for his work on the show. He continued to direct episodes of The Biggest Loser in subsequent seasons, and he also directed the spinoff series The Biggest Loser: Temptation Nation.

Ebersol went on to direct the 2011 documentary film Knuckleball!, which was released by Focus Features. The film follows the story of two Major League Baseball pitchers who rely on the knuckleball pitch. The film was a critical success, earning numerous accolades and awards.

In 2013, Ebersol directed the feature film The Short Game, which was released by Netflix. The film follows the story of seven-year-old golfers as they compete in the World Championship of Junior Golf. The film was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature.

Since then, Ebersol has continued to direct television shows and documentaries. He is currently the co-founder and president of the production company 30WEST.

Ebersol is an accomplished director whose work has been critically acclaimed. He has a unique ability to tell stories that capture the human experience, and he continues to bring his creative vision to television and film.