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Gabriel Bellman

Actor, Director, Producer, Writer
About Me
As a television Producer, Gabriel Bellman helped start the 'True Life' series at MTV, from 1997-2000. Helped produce the Emmy award winning 'Fight for the Rights' series about youth gun violence. He is the co-founder and director of the San Francisco Frozen Film Festival, and was a featured speaker at the 2009 International Film Festival Summit in Las Vegas on the future of narrative film and media. This is Mr. Bellman's second feature documentary.

His last film "Duffy's Irish Circus" was released by Cinequest in 2005. Awarded a Bachelor's from USC's Film School ('95) a Master's from New York University ('99), and a law degree from U. C. Hastings ('05), he has been a high-school teacher; MTV producer; umbrella salesman; restaurant host; dishwasher; lumber feeder; assembly liner; slam poet; warehouse stacker; magazine correspondent; opera composer at Juilliard, groundskeeper; and 'Playboy' assistant. He has worked construction (Mexico); lived abroad (Spain, Ireland); and devoted extensive time to traveling (Europe, North Africa, the United States, Middle East, and Caribbean). He has traveled with the circus in Ireland and worked with female prisoners in California.
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The Bellman Equation


Grandson of famous mathemation Richard Bellman spends 12 years trying to solve the many issues surrounding Bellman's life and death. From his work on the Manhattan project, to his persecution under McCarthy, to his parenting skills.