Posts Categorized: Team

Teddy Schwarzman

Teddy Schwarzman serves as President & CEO of Black Bear Pictures, and oversees all operations of the company, including development, production, finance and strategic planning. Schwarzman has produced a range of content, a sampling of which includes THE IMITATION GAME, Academy Award winner for Best Adapted Screenplay and nominated for eight Academy Awards including Best… Read More

Ben Stillman

Ben Stillman is Senior Vice President of Black Bear Pictures, where he has worked since the company’s formation. Ben has been a part of the creation and production of a number of films while at Black Bear. Most recently, Ben produced BARRY, directed by Vikram Gandhi, which sold to Netflix after premiering at the 2016… Read More

Michael Heimler

Michael Heimler serves as Head of Production & Finance, where he has worked since 2013. At Black Bear, Michael is actively involved with all projects on Black Bear’s slate, focusing on physical production, post production, business & legal affairs, finance, reviewing creative submissions and working closely with Canadian distributor Elevation Pictures. Most recently, Michael Produced J… Read More