Michael Bronner

Writer, Producer, Director, Journalist
United States

Bronner is an award-winning writer, producer, director and longtime journalist.

After many years as a staff producer at CBS News/60 Minutes and long-form magazine writer for Vanity FairForeign Policy and others, Bronner transitioned to feature film in 2005, collaborating with director Paul Greengrass on Oscar-nominated and BAFTA-winning United 93; Oscar-nominated >Captain Phillips (Tom Hanks, Barkhad Abdi); and Green Zone (Matt Damon).

He wrote and produced the feature film Chasing Agent Freegard (James Norton, Gemma Arterton; in pre-production for 4/21 shoot). He wrote and is producing an epic film about the apartheid-era relationship between South African musician Hugh Masekela and gangster monk Trevor Huddleston, whose relationship was tested over the Graceland controversy around the Cultural Boycott of South Africa.

While at 60 Minutes, Bronner co-produced the Peabody Award-winning documentary Death by Denial about the HIV/AIDS crisis in Southern Africa, with Ed Bradley as correspondent.

His work has also been recognized with the Edward R. Murrow Award for Investigative Reporting and three Emmy nominations, as well as the Silurians Press Club “President’s Choice Award” for a Vanity Fair expose based on never-before-heard NORAD recordings from the 9/11 attack.