Writer, Producer, Editor
Pollack is an award-winning filmmaker and editor.
His work has been seen on CBS, NBC, FOX TV,
A&E, Showtime, Discovery, Bravo and HBO/CINEMAX.
He has completed his next directorial effort, the feature film "AUDREY" starring Sybil Darrow, Charles Shaughnessy and Ed Asner. He is also prepping his next feature, "The Gardener's Daughter".
Dean wrote, produced and directed the independent
feature "Show & Tell" which
won the first ever $100,000 "BLOCKBUSTER
Independent Filmmaker Award" and had
a two year run on SHOWTIME. An insightful
look at the world of Tabloid TV, "Show
& Tell" premiered at Tribeca Films
FIRST LOOK series and went on to screen at numerous
festivals around the country, including the Austin
Film Festival where it garnered the Second Place
many years Dean worked in the documentary field.
He edited various reality television shows for
national syndication as well as three documentaries
for HBO/CINEMAX. All three were nominated
for Cable ACE awards with "Orson Welles:
What Went Wrong" receiving a Silver Plaque
at the Chicago International Film Festival.
has also worked for producer Arnold Kopelson, spending three months in
Poland's Auschwitz/Birkenau concentration camp to write, direct and edit a documentary
on the making of "Triumph of the Spirit." Dean's documentary
went on to win First Place at the Suffolk County and Houston International Film
graduated with highest honors from New York University's film school. His narrative
thesis film "B.Y.O.B." was honored with the Best Editing Award
at the annual N.Y.U. First Run Festival. Dean also received the school's most
prestigious filmmaking award, the merit-based WTC Johnson Fellowship-a full tuition
fellowship awarded to only one filmmaker each year.