Gayle is an Emmy award winning filmmaker, TV producer and speaker.


She is the producer/director of the documentary My Nose, a film festival favorite playing worldwide to rave reviews from the Washington Post (“Dazzling self-confidence”) to The Jewish Week (“Hilarious Romp!”). My Nose is based on Gayle’s experience with her mother, who urged her daughter to get a nose job since she was 15. Gayle and her mother visit various plastic surgeons in a hilarious adventure where the only augmentation is in the personal relationship between mother and daughter. Encouraged by an overwhelming audience response, Gayle has turned the film's lessons into a humorous and insightful seminar, featuring "The Seven Healing Tools" for dealing with difficult people.

Kirschenbaum created the reality shows airing on TLC and Discovery Health: I'm Pregnant and May Be Having a DwarfLittle Parents: Big PregnancyLittle Parents: First BabyLittle Parents: Big Charlie, andDwarf Adoption Story.

Gayle co-created the television series Judgment Day: Should The Guilty Go Free, whose pilot aired on HBO. Gayle created and hosts the TV show Melting Pot, a food and culture show which is in production. Gayle is the host and creator of the video podcast series On The Trail with Gayle, which is available on iTunes and throughout the Internet.

Gayle's film, A Dog's Life: A Dogamentary, premiered on HBO has been featured widely in the media. It's a wacky, poignant documentary about the positive effects of the bond between dogs and humans as told through Gayle's story with her Shih Tzu.

Kirschenbaum Productions is currently in post-production on a feature documentary entitled Look At Us Now, Mother, about the evolution of her relationship with her mother from Mommie Dearest to Dear Mom.

Partnering with Caroline Hirsch (Caroline’s Comedy Club) and producer Lori Cheatle (51 Birch Street), Gayle is in development on the feature documentary film What a Mother, about the relationships between today's top comedians and their mothers.

Also in the works are several television series, including What Now, Mother?, Healing Haven, and Body Parts. Gayle has been widely featured in the media including The New York Times, NBC's Today Show, CBS's Early Show, Fox TV, Oxygen TV, The Ladies Home Journal, The Washington Post, and O Magazine.

Kirschenbaum is a published author and artist, the founder of the Writers on Hudson, a member of PGA (Producers Guild of America), National Speakers Association, NYWIF, D Word, and a judge for the Emmys.


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