From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Jeffrey Blitz is an American film director, producer and screenwriter from Bergen County, New Jersey. He was nominated for an Academy Award for his 2002 documentary, Spellbound and he won the Dramatic Directing Prize at the Sundance Film Festival for his 2007 film, Rocket Science. Blitz won the 2009 Primetime Emmy for Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series, for The Office episode "Stress Relief". He received a bachelors of arts degree in 1990 and a masters degree in 1991 from Johns Hopkins University. In 1997, he graduated from the University of Southern California School of Cinematic Arts. His brother is comedy writer Andy Blitz. Description above from the Wikipedia article Jeffrey Blitz, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.