The Negotiators Film

Bringing Peace to a Troubled World

Victor Buhler

Director and Producer

Victor Buhler has directed and produced award-winning fiction and documentary films.  "The Beautiful Game" is about the potential and passion for soccer throughout Africa and debuted at the Seattle Film Festival in 2012.  The Sundance Documentary Institute supported "A Whole Lott More" which won an Audience Award at HotDocs International Film Festival in 2013.

Victor directed and produced the feature documentary "Rikers High", about the high school for teens incarcerated in Rikers Island jail. TThe fiml nominated for an Emmy in 2006 and won the 'NY Loves Film' Award for Best Documentary at the Tribeca Film Festival.

Victor has also directed award-winning drama television both in the US and in the UK.

Mike Lerner


Mike Lerner is a founder of the award-winning film production company Roast Beef Productions, responsible for Havana Marking's “Afghan Star”, winner World Cinema Documentary Best Director and Audience Award at Sundance 2009, the Prix Italia, and Grierson Award.

Mike produced Danfung Dennis' “Hell and Back Again” - Grand Jury Winner and Cinematography Winner of World Cinema Documentary Awards at Sundnance 2011 and nominated for an Oscar in 2012.

Mike also directed and produced “Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer” which won the Audience Award at Sundance 2013. He also Executive Produced “The Square” which also won an award at Sundance in 2013.