Made directorial debut with the documentary "Everything is Copy," about his mother, Nora Ephron
He excluded his stepfather, Nicholas Pileggi, and brother Max from the documentary, believing that the experience would be too painful. Max later gave a positive response to the film.
Had to convince his father, Carl Bernstein, to appear in the film.
Credits a childhood spent reading and appreciating books with his mother as one of the primary motivations for him to become a writer.