Dateline-Saigon is Thomas D. Herman’s directorial debut. Prior to directing Dateline-Saigon Herman was a Co-Producer of the Emmy-award winning feature film, Live From Baghdad, starring Michael Keaton and Helena Bonham-Carter. Before that, Herman was a freelance producer for CNN as well as a correspondent for National Public Radio.
Herman received a BA with honors from the University of Pennsylvania and continued his education at Harvard, Oxford, and Northeastern Universities.
When he’s in between films, Herman practices law in Boston. “Being a lawyer helps me pay the bills while I pursue my passion, filmmaking,” he says.