John Hamburg began making films while he was still in high school in New York City, and later at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts Graduate Film Program.
His television credits include creating the series “Welcome to the Captain,” on the Network, and directing episodes of “New Girl” and “The Grinder.”
Currently, Hamburg is developing several projects for film and television, including the feature film “Dr. Rapp,” and “Guru” for television, starring Sharon Horgan and Billy Magnussen.
Hamburg’s screenwriting credits include the comedies “Meet the Parents,” “Meet the Fockers,” “Zoolander” and “Night School.”
Hamburg wrote and directed the cult comedy “Safe Men,” as well as the romantic comedy “Along Came Polly,” starring Ben Stiller and Jennifer Aniston. He co-wrote and directed “I Love You, Man,” starring Paul Rudd and Jason Segel, as well as “Why Him?,” starring Bryan Cranston and James Franco.