Adam Turkel is a filmmaker born, raised, and based in New York City. During his senior year at Northwestern University (‘18), he co-created the web series Better Days with writer and star Nabeel Muscatwalla. Better Days is an official selection of the 2019 Tribeca Film Festival (Tribeca N.O.W.) and HollyWeb Festival. Adam’s undergraduate thesis film Freehand won Best Digital Short at HollyWeb, and was selected for the Boston Film Festival, among others. His 2016 short 39 Across won Best Student Film at the Big Apple Film Festival, and was the recipient of Northwestern’s Joann Torretta Award.
Adam majored in radio/television/film at Northwestern, with a minor in English literature. In the fall of 2016, he studied screenwriting at the Film & TV School of the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague (FAMU). In addition to filmmaking, he is an active graphic designer. Adam currently works in the theatre department at WME.