Robert Trachtenberg is a Los Angeles based photographer specializing in portrait, entertainment and fashion photography. Editorial clients include: Rolling Stone, Entertainment Weekly, Esquire, Tatler, and Glamour.Entertainment and fashion clients include: Neiman-Marcus, NBC, HBO, ABC, TBS, TNT, TCM, Disney and MGM. Robert’s photos have been selected for numerous awards including the American Photography Annual, Communication Arts, and American Photo Magazine’s Images of the Year.Trachtenberg has written, produced and directed several documentaries. On Cukor was the first feature-length film on legendary Hollywood director George Cukor. Gene Kelly: Anatomy of a Dancer profiled the life and work of the innovative filmmaker. Both films were produced for the PBS series American Masters. For Turner Classic Movies, Trachtenberg again wrote, produced and directed the Emmy nominated Cary Grant: A Class Apart, as well as a film on Hollywood pioneer Irving Thalberg. Specials director by Robert have starred Mel Brooks, Alec Baldwin, and Gene Wilder, as well as the eight-part series, Elvis Mitchell: Under the Influence, and AFI’s Master Class – The Art of Collaboration, with guests Steven Spielberg and composer John Williams . Robert is also the author of the bestselling book, WHEN I KNEW, published by Harper Collins, and is a frequent contributor to The New York Times T Magazine.