Gabe Polsky (In Search of Greatness)

Gabe Polsky is a Hollywood producer, director, and filmmaker who is known best for directing a documentary film Red Army- a film about the Soviet Union and its famed ice hockey team. He is in the Hollywood since 2007 when he produced a comedy film The Living Wake. He has written, produced and directed numerous films, televisions series, and documentaries. In 2017, he produced a National Geographic series Genius’ ten episodes. Gabe after his education started his professional career by directing, writing and producing a comedy film named The Living Wake in 2007. Since then, he has worked in several projects as a producer and writer.

He is also the co-owner of the Polsky Films. He founded this company along with his brother Alan Polsky. They were named among Variety’s ’10 Producers to Watch’ in 2009.

He has produced few TV series, documentary and TV movies including Red Army, Little Birds and The Motel Life.

In 2014, his documentary Red Army- a film about the rise and fall of the Soviet Union during the Cold War. He was even selected for the film festival that year and he was also the winner of the Audience Award in  2014. In 2017, he produced the first season of a historical biopic series Genius.

The series aired on National Geographic Channel and the first season was based on the life of the greatest scientist Albert Einstein,  on which Einstein is portrayed by Geoffrey Rush.  In 2018, he produced a documentary titled In Search of Greatness.

About The Film

Through the eyes of the greatest athletes of all time, IN SEARCH OF GREATNESS is a cinematic journey into the secrets of genius. From award-winning filmmaker Gabe Polsky (Red Army, Genuis) this groundbreaking feature documentary includes original interviews with Wayne Gretzky, Pelé & Jerry Rice, and features Muhammad Ali, Einstein, David Bowie, Serena Williams, Michael Jordan among others.