Max Borenstein is a prominent film writer and director. He studied at Yale University, where he penned, edited, and directed the film, Sword swallowers and Thin Men (2003). This film earned the Best Screenplay and Best Feature Film Awards at the New York Film Festival. It also bagged recognition by LA Times critic, Kevin Thomas and was named Best First Feature Film in 2003. His screenplay of What is Life Worth? (2008), was honored at The Black List, a yearly survey of the unproduced “Most-Liked” motion picture screenplays.
In 2009, another screenplay entitled Jimi, which was based on the life of
Jimi Hendrix, was also honored at the Black List. This film was commissioned by the media company, Legendary Entertainment, whom he worked on other projects like Godzilla and Kong: Skull Island. Max also penned the sequel to Walt Disney Prictures’ Paladin, New Regency’s Mona, and Godzilla. He is the developer and producer of Fox’ sci-fi crime drama series, Minority Report (2015).