Greg Bernstein began his career as an attorney at the prestigious national law firm of O'Melveny & Myers and then became vice president of business affairs at Columbia Pictures and later at Tri-Star Pictures. After leaving Tri-Star, Greg entered the American Film Institute where he earned a master's of fine arts degree; the masters thesis film he directed won first place in the Los Angeles Arts Festival Awards, the special recognition prize at the Aspen Film Festival, and awards of merit at the Chicago, Houston and Melbourne Film Festivals.
Since then Greg has co-written several scripts with his wife, Sara, including TRIAL AND ERROR, starring Michael Richards, Charlize Theron and Jeff Daniels, and CALL ME CLAUS, starring Whoopi Goldberg. Greg also received a master's of public administration degree from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University and has served as assistant executive director of the Writers Guild of America and as director of administration at the Center for Civic Education, a charitable educational organization that helps students and teachers in America and in 80 other countries.
Greg is the son of Academy Award winning composer Elmer Bernstein. He and his wife live in Los Angeles, California with their daughter Katherine.