Hollywood Studio, Indie Film & TV Producer, Executive Producer, Line Producer & DGA UPM.
Jack Binder is an American Major Hollywood Studio & Independentfilm & television producer (Producer, Executive Producer, Line Producer & Directors Guild of America DGA-UPM) with a career spanning 25 years. Jack is currently Producing & financing ‘First Reformed’ starring Ethan Hawke & Amanda Seyfried for Writer/Director Paul Schrader with Omeira Studio Partners Ltd. Binder Produced The Upside of Anger (New Line Cinema) starring Kevin Costner, Joan Allen, Reign Over Me (Columbia Pictures) starring Adam Sandler, Don Cheadle, Liv Tyler, Donald Sutherland; Man About Town (Lionsgate Films) starring Ben Affleck, John Cleese; The Mind of the Married Man (HBO Original Series), Alan Rickman in The Search For John Gissing, Colin Firth starrer Londinium amongst others as an On-The-Lot Producer for The Walt Disney Company & Columbia Pictures. The Domino Effect, Binder’s recent film was filmed in India, South Africa, China, The Netherlands, London & USA has won Best Film & Best Director at The Rotterdam Film Festival. As Executive Producer of Tomorrow he is Producing with Martin Scorsese starring Stephen Fry & Stephanie Leonides Directed by Scorsese protégé’ Martha Pinson which is in post-production.
Binder was previously Vice President of Creative Affairs, Executive in Charge of Production and Development for the Academy Award® winning Producer of Taxi Driver, Close Encounters of The Third Kind & The Sting, Michael Phillips Productions & Michael Douglas’ Mercury/Douglas Films. Binder is the President of Greentrees Films, his international movie, television & media production company specializing in high quality, efficient production. Greentrees Films has several motion picture & television projects in production, finance & development stages, with a focus on international co-productions utilizing global film tax credits, commercial ancillary value, merchandising, online distribution & video game revenue streams. Greentrees Films values environmental awareness, societal issues & positive portrayals of women.
Jack is also the founder of FilmBudget.com, the international leader in worldwide film budget & schedule services. This company is focused on detailed accuracy & reliability in the film budgeting process, film tax credits, finance & incentives. Film Budget Inc. is a consultant to Major Hollywood Studios, Independent production companies & financiers on funding from the U.S., Asia, Germany, France, Italy, The United Kingdom, Australia & Latin America maximizing incentives & tax credits.
Jack’s success stems from his ability to wear many hats as a Producer, functioning as a Financing, Creative, Talent-oriented, Responsible Producer, Line Producer & DGA-UPM. Binder also Directs & Produces Second Unit Photography on his projects. Binder is a Strategic Advisor & Partner to: Omeira Studio Partners, the Founder & Frmr. Managing Director of PricewaterhouseCoopers Structured Finance, Rockwood Capital Partners & others.