Kessler - Bio

Before his college graduation, David Kessler attracted the interest of an agent at Janklow & Nesbit (Michael Crichton, Richard Price) with an eight-page story intended for a film school application. Once he switched from prose to screenwriting, he received calls from Jersey Films and Martin Scorsese’s company requesting his scripts.

In 2000, David moved from New York to live in Los Angeles. There, he wrote, directed and produced “A Hard Day's Day” a short depicting a day in the life of a Beatles tribute band. It was voted one of the Funniest Shorts on iFilm when it first appeared. The acclaimed filmmaker Allison Anders handpicked it to be in her annual “Don’t Knock The Rock” festival at the Arclight.

In LA, David began a stand up career and now performs at the Improv and other clubs around town. He recently met with the bookers of “The Tonight Show,” showcased for the HBO/US Comedy Arts Festival and is being tracked for their 2006 event. He can occasionally be seen on CBS's “The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson” in the reoccurring sketch "A Cup of Tea and A Chat."

He recently signed with Messina-Baker (Tim Allen, Drew Carey) for management. They are shopping around David's latest script -- a romantic comedy based on his last relationship, but with added romance and comedy..

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