Emmy-winning filmmaker/photographer/TV producer/writer/speaker and coach. Called “the Nora Ephron of documentaries”, Gayle personal in her feature documentary. LOOK AT US NOW, MOTHER! about the transformation of a highly charged mother/daughter relationship from hatred to love. This is the “larger version” of her humorous short film, MY NOSE, in which we follow her mother’s relentless campaign to get her to have a nose job. Her TEDx talk and movement are focused on forgiveness and she speaks internationally. Her poignant and wacky film about the human/canine bond A DOG'S LIFE: A DOGAMENTARY which premiered on HBO as did her pilot Judgment Day. She created several reality shows that premiered on TLC and Discovery Health.
Her photographs were exhibited in Spain at the Barcelona Foto Biennale in October 2018, and she received an honorable mention under landscape for the Pollux Awards 2019. Her solo photography show called STILL MOMENTS is exhibited at Westbeth and due to Covid is now online at https://www.gaylekirschenbaum.com/photo-exhibit-2.
Member of the Producers Guild of America, National Speakers Association, Film Fatales and is a judge for the Emmys. She has been featured widely in the media including New York Times, NBCs Today Show, Washington Post, and Ladies Home Journal.