His most recently completed film, Homefront, was released by Open Road Films and Millennium Films in November 2013.
In recent years he has been a prolific director of television pilots. A graduate of Boston University and the University of Southern California School of Cinematic Arts, Fleder began his television career in 1993 with an award-winning episode of Tales from the Crypt ("Forever Ambergris", starring Steve Buscemi and Roger Daltrey). Since then, he has directed pilots and episodes of more than a dozen television series, including Los Angeles Doctors, Blind Justice, The Evidence, The Shield, Life on Mars, Happy Town, Star-Crossed, TURN: Washington"s Spies and Kingdom.\r\nHe was an executive producer and frequent director of October Road, Life Unexpected, and The Art of More.
Things to Do in Denver When You"re Dead, Fleder"s feature film debut, premiered at the 1995 Cannes Film Festival. Denver marked Fleder"s first work with several artists who have become recurring collaborators, including production designer/art director Nelson Coates, costume designer Abigail Murray, script supervisor Elizabeth Ludwick, and composer Steve Weisberg.\r\nThe Express, released in October 2008, stars Dennis Quaid, Rob Brown, and Charles South. Dutton. He and Scott Rosenberg sponsor an annual short screenplay contest at the Redstone Film Festival in Boston.
Personal life\r\nHe lives in southern California with his family, including a rescue dog.
Fleder is a member of the Directors Guild"s Special Projects Committee and has served as adjunct faculty at University of Southern California School of Cinema and Television.