Hoffman produces and periodically directs the CBS drama Madam Secretary. He is also developing, with producing partner Frances McDormand, an adaptation of Michael Pollan’s best-seller The Omnivore’s Dilemma. Hoffman created the web series Old Jews Telling Jokes, which has been viewed over 50 million times, released on DVD, and broadcast on the BBC. His book, based on the series, is now in its sixth printing and the off-Broadway play derived from the series currently tours throughout North America. Feature films he has produced include Wes Anderson’s Moonrise Kingdom, John Carney’s Begin Again, and Richard Loncraine’s 5 Flights Up. Earlier in his career, Hoffman also assistant directed such acclaimed titles as The Royal Tenenbaums, School of Rock, Donnie Brasco, Dead Man Walking, and Groundhog Day.