Camera, Film, & Tape
Brookline High School
Last film, the posthumously released "Christo in Paris"; credited as co-director and co-cinematographer
made second film about the artist Christo, "Running Fence"; served as co-producer, co-director and sound recording mixer
Co-produced and co-directed the controversial "Grey Gardens"
Shared Academy Award nomination for Best Documentary Short for "Christo's Valley Curtain"
Co-directed (with Zwerin and Albert) and shared director of photography duties (with Albert) on "Gimme Shelter", documenting the Rolling Stones 1969 world tour
With Zwerin and brother Albert, co-directed "What's Happening! The Beatles in the USA"
Formed Maysles Films, Inc.
First film under new banner "Showman", made with Charlotte Zwerin; film was not released in the USA because its subject producer Joseph E Levine would not grant his permission
Filmmaking debut with brother, "Youth of Poland"
Joined brother on continent to collaborate on films
Worked as production assistant for Marilyn Monroe Productions (on "Bus Stop" in the USA and "The Prince and the Showgirl" in England)
In the mid-1980s, worked on two documentary profiles of musicians, "Ozawa" (1984) and "Vladimir Horowitz: The Last Romantic" (1985); earned Emmy Award for the latter
After college graduation, joined US Army; posted in Germany serving at Headquarters Military Intelligence School, Oberammergau
With brother, member of Drew Associates