Max Daniel Winkler is an American film director, screenwriter and television director. He is best known for directing the film Ceremony, starring Michael Angarano and Uma Thurman. The film was Winkler's feature film directorial debut.
Born in Los Angeles, California, he is the son of actor Henry Winkler. As a child, he had a small role in the 1993 film Cop and a Half, a film his father directed. In the fourth season of Arrested Development, he portrays a younger version of his father's character, Barry Zuckerkorn, during flashback sequences.
Prior to directing Ceremony, Winkler was a producer for a number of short films and was an executive producer of the John Stockwell-directed film Cat Run. His television directing credits include the internet series Clark and Michael and Wainy Days, The New Normal and New Girl.
He is a graduate of the USC School of Cinematic Arts.