Adam Reist’s career in the entertainment industry has spanned over two decades. Adam is currently President and Creative Director of Coastline Pictures. At Coastline Pictures he has directed numerous projects ranging from documentaries to television commercials, for clients such as "The Color Purple" and the 2016 Tony Award winning musical “Hamilton”. From 2004 to 2009 he was a Director on CBS's daytime drama Guiding Light.
Adam has directed two short films; the critically acclaimed Supertalkstarring Kathleen Chalfant and Billy Crudup and the award winning Back to One. Adam co-produced both films and co-wrote Supertalk. Before becoming a Director, Adam worked as a Stage Manager on Guiding Light, Another World, ESPN, The Madison Square Garden Network and Telemundo.
Adam was a member of the 2004 DGA Award winning Outstanding Drama Series Directing team and 1994 Daytime Emmy winner for Outstanding Drama Series Directing Team. Adam is a member of the Directors Guild of America and The University of North Carolina’s Order of the Golden Fleece.