The Gay Husbands of San Francisco

This satirical web series takes a no-filter look at the contemporary gay scene as it follows the lives and loves of six multi-ethnic gay men.

  • Adam Sandel
  • Adam Sandel
  • Adam Sandel
  • Project Type:
    Web / New Media
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
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  • Student Project:
  • Cinema Diverse Film Festival
    Palm Springs, CA
    October 17, 2021
    Festival Favorite
Director Biography - Adam Sandel

Adam Sandel is an Emmy-nominated screenwriter and playwright who’s had more than 20 productions of his plays performed internationally. He wrote, produced, and directed the satirical web series The Gay Husbands of San Francisco which is streaming on Comcast, Pluto, Oasis TV, and YouTube.

His musical Watch Me Shine (with Richard Link) earned Sandel and Link Certificates of Honor from the City of San Francisco and the California State Assembly.

His play Love Life was performed at L.A.'s Mark Taper Forum Lab, Paramount's Chicago Theatre Project, and a television production of Love Life won several Chicago Emmy Awards and a special nomination for Sandel.

Stage productions include This is Not My Life (Magic Theater), musicals Gideon’s Dream (Vienna, Austria, JCCSF and Dominican University), and Dream World (San Francisco State University).

Screenplays include The Makeover Man, My Wild and Secret World, and Dave’s New World (Best Screenplay, Canadian Diversity Film Festival and Platinum Winner, LGBTQ Unbordered International Film Festival). TV pilots include It Had to Be Lou (Winner, SF International Screenwriting Competition) and Medium Raya.

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