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 Picture; J.C. Chandor’s ALL IS LOST, which earned Robert Redford the Golden Globe nomination for Best Actor; SUBURBICON, directed by George Clooney and starring Matt Damon, Julianne Moore and Oscar Isaac; BEN IS BACK, written and directed by Peter Hedges, starring Julia Roberts and Lucas Hedges; GOLD, starring Matthew McConaughey, Dave Franco’s THE RENTAL, and upcoming films THE FRIEND, directed by Gabriela Cowperthwaite and starring Jason Segel, Dakota Johnson and Casey Affleck, and I CARE A LOT, written and directed by J Blakeson, starring Rosamund Pike, Peter Dinklage, Eiza Gonzalez, Chris Messina and Dianne Wiest.
Schwarzman has also served as Executive Producer of Dee Rees’ MUDBOUND, nominated for four Academy Awards, and Heidi Ewing’s upcoming film, I CARRY YOU WITH ME.
A member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and the Producers Guild of America, Schwarzman also sits on the Board of Directors of Elevation Pictures Corp., one of Canada’s leading film and television distributors, and serves on the Leadership Committee of the antipiracy nonprofit, CreativeFuture. Schwarzman earned a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Pennsylvania and a Juris Doctor, cum laude, from Duke University School of Law, where he also sits on the Board of Visitors.