He also directed the Academy Award-winning box-office smash Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events, which starred Jim Carrey and Meryl Streep; wrote, directed and produced the critically acclaimed Moonlight Mile, which starred Dustin Hoffman, Susan Sarandon, Jake Gyllenhaal and Holly Hunter; and directed the muchlauded box-office hit City of Angels, which starred Meg Ryan and Nicolas Cage. His first film, for producer Steven Spielberg, was the classic family comedy Casper.
Silberling graduated from the University of California, Santa Barbara in 1984, with a BA in English. He then went on to earn a master of fine arts degree from UCLA in 1987. At UCLA, he directed his thesis short, Repairs, which landed him a contract from Universal Studios to direct and write for film and television.
Silberling's production company, Reveal Entertainment, is actively developing a slate of projects for him to produce and direct. He is an active member of the Directors Guild of America, for which he sits on the Western Directors Council, New Technologies Committee, Creative Rights Committee and the Social Responsibility Task Force.
A native Californian, Silberling resides in Los Angeles with his wife, actress Amy Brenneman, and their two children.
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