Producers

Producers

Learn from these leading Hollywood producers.

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Producers
  • Lamar Woods, Writer / Actor / Producer

    Lamar Woods is a comedic writer-actor from Atlanta, GA. He moved to Los Angeles, where he was awarded a full scholarship at the Upright Citizens Brigade (UCB) through their diversity initiative. Lamar can be seen in sketch group “White Women”–the first all-black, all-male sketch team at the UCB t...

  • Meg LeFauve, Oscar-nominated Screenwriter / Producer

    Nominated for a Best Screenplay Oscar for the blockbuster INSIDE OUT, LeFauve won an Annie Award for that screenplay. She also wrote Pixar’s THE GOOD DINOSAUR. LeFauve is currently writing for Netflix the animated film MY FATHER’S DRAGON to be
    created by Cartoon Saloon. She wrote on the upcoming...

  • Jim Rash, Oscar-winning Screenwriter / Actor / Director / Producer

    Jim Rash is an actor, comedian, producer, screenwriter, and director. He is known for playing Dean Craig Pelton on the beloved NBC/Yahoo! sitcom COMMUNITY. In 2012, he received a Golden Globe nomination and subsequently won an Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay for the film THE DESCENDANTS...

  • Victor Levin, Golden-globe winning, Emmy-nominated Writer / Director / Producer

    Writer-Director Victor Levin’s second feature, DESTINATION WEDDING, stars Keanu Reeves and Winona Ryder and will be released in 2018 by Aviron Pictures. This follows his much-beloved 5 TO 7 (IFC, 2015), which starred Anton Yelchin, Bérénice Marlohe, Frank Langella, Glenn Close, Lambert Wilson and...

  • Reggie Bythewood, Writer / Director / Actor

    Reggie Rock Bythewood grew up in the Bronx, NY. He attended the High School of Performing Arts and received a BFA in theater from Marymount Manhattan College. As a teen, he acted in the soap opera ANOTHER WORLD alongside Morgan Freeman and Joe Morton. After acting in the John Sayles film THE BROT...

  • Securing Distribution for Your Film

    Accomplished Producer, Writer, and Actor Alexandra Boylan (WISH FOR CHRISTMAS, CATCHING FAITH, AT YOUR OWN RISK) has made four feature films, all have been distributed with professional distribution entities in the USA and internationally, and sold in major retailers such as Walmart.

    Indepe...

  • The Keys to Unlocking Hollywood Gatekeepers with Sandra Leviton

    Sandra Leviton, a Los Angeles based Producer with over eighteen years of experience in Film/ TV development and production, outlines strategies for identifying, connecting with and building rapport with Hollywood "gatekeepers" to develop high-level relationships and advance your career.

    Sand...

  • Strategies for Producing People with Kristen Murtha

    Kristen Murtha is a producer of independent and blockbuster films, most recently THE OATH (Ike Barinhotlz, Tiffany Hadish) IFC Film’s BAND AID (Fred Armisen, Zoe Lister-Jones) and THE LEGO NINJAGO MOVIE (Warner Bros).

    In this class she outlines key tools to manage teams in a high-stress envir...

  • Ben Cory Jones, Television Writer / Producer

    Ben produced a feature film, STEP SISTERS, along with his producing partner, Lena Waithe, starring Megalyn Echikunwoke and Naturi Naughton, which is currently streaming on Netflix. Ben also created and wrote a drama series, CANDY, about a young, African American female mayor, set in his hometown ...

  • Jesse Atlas, Filmmaker

    Jesse Atlas is a quickly emerging writer-director, known for crafting high-concept, emotionally grounded genre thrillers.
    Jesse’s short film, the sci-fi love story RECORD/PLAY, exploded onto the festival circuit with screenings at Sundance, LA Film Festival, HBO/Urbanworld and Fantastic Fest, am...

  • Doug Jung, Screenwriter / Producer

    After graduating from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, Doug Jung’s first feature was CONFIDENCE starring Ed Burns and Dustin Hoffman. He’s written extensively for television as well as film, including HBO’s BIG LOVE and BANSHEE and as co-creator of TNT’s DARK BLUE. STAR TREK BEYOND, co-written wi...

  • Alix Madigan, Producer

    Alix Madigan is an American film producer known for her work on the 2010 film WINTER’S BONE, for which she was nominated for an Academy Award.

    Madigan’s first production credit was for SUNDAY in 1997, which won the Sundance Film Festival Grand Jury Prize for Best Film.

    For her work on the 2...

  • Gail Lyon, Producer / Executive

    Gail Lyon is an entertainment producer and media executive. She is currently an owner/principal in Sunshine Pictures, as well as a partner in the NYC based global youth community platform VFILES.COM. It features fashion, retail, and original programming. Their twice-yearly New York Fashion Shows ...

  • Wendy Calhoun, TV Writer / Showrunner / Producer

    Wendy Calhoun is a writer and Consulting Producer for STATION 19, the GREY’S ANATOMY firefighter spin-off for Shondaland and ABC. Her past credits include Co-Executive Producing and writing the historic first season of Fox’s hit series EMPIRE. In addition, she’s written and produced for ABC’S NA...

  • Effie T. Brown, Producer

    Effie T. Brown is an award winning film, television, and digital Producer, known for her highly acclaimed, multi-platform repertoire as well as championing inclusion and diversity in Hollywood, both behind and in front of the camera.
    Brown’s long and illustrious career began as a Film Independen...

  • Sandra Varona, Producer / Production Manager

    Sandra E Varona is a Los Angeles-based Film, Music Video & New Media producer with over 11 years of experience in the industry.

    In 2008, Sandra received the Panavision New Filmmaker Grant, which gives a promising filmmaker a full Panavision camera package. Varona utilized the 16mm Panavision p...

  • Steven J. Wolfe, Film Producer

    Steven J. Wolfe is a producer and manager, known for 500 DAYS OF SUMMER (2009), BAGGAGE CLAIM (2013) and TWIN FALLS IDAHO (1999).

  • Demian Lichtenstein, Film Producer

    Demian Lichtenstein is a feature and music video director who has helmed film projects starring iconic artists such as Queen Latifah, Eric Clapton, Sting, Kevin Costner, and Kurt Russell.

  • David Friendly, Film Producer

    David Friendly is a journalist turned film producer who served as Vice President of Motion Pictures for Imagine Entertainment and whose credits include indie darling LITTLE MISS SUNSHINE, BIOG MOMMA'S HOUSE, MY GIRL, THE CHAMBER, DAYLIGHT, COURAGE UNDER FIRE, and the acclaimed series QUEEN OF THE...

  • Tom Nunan, Producer

  • Sean Covel, Producer