J. Todd Harris is widely respected in the Hollywood entertainment community for his production and development work over a 30-year career.
CEO, Branded Pictures Entertainment
His films have been nominated for Academy Awards and Golden Globes and and have generated box office collectively in the hundreds of millions of dollars. Of the 42 movies he’s produced, highlights include the award winning The Kids are All Right and Bottle Shock; genre hits Piranha 3D and Jeepers Creepers; recent critical favorite So B. It; and newly announced Wheelman. He has also been active in theatre, producing musical adaptations of Heathers (Off Broadway), Doctor Zhivago (Broadway) and American Psycho (Broadway).
Mr. Harris is the president and CEO of Branded Pictures Entertainment, a company he founded to identify and procure high profile intellectual properties for use in all platforms. Five of his films have premiered at the Sundance Film Festival, and collectively his films have played at nearly every major film festival in the world.
A member of the Motion Picture Academy since 1999, Mr. Harris is also a founding member of the Napa Valley Film Festival and a member of the Producers Guild of America and the Broadway League. He earned both his BA and MBA degrees from Stanford University.