J.J. Adler


J.J. Adler is co-executive producer and director of the 2011 TV series The Onion News Network, currently airing on IFC, as well as The Onion’s Peabody Award-winning web-series of the same name.

Adler's graduate thesis film, the dark-comedy “New Media,” made its festival premiere at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival, where it won the Women in Film award. The short film also won the Golden Starfish Award for Best Short Film at the 2010 Hamptons International Film Festival. Adler’s short documentary “Unattached” garnered a number of awards as well, including a 2008 Student Academy Award and a talent development grant from A&E IndieFilms.

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