Anthony Bregman

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Anthony Bregman founded Likely Story in the fall of 2006 and with the company has produced films including THE EXTRA MAN, written by Bob Pulcini, Jonathan Ames, and Shari Springer Berman, directed by Bob Pulcini and Shari Springer Berman, and starring Kevin Kline, Paul Dano, Katie Holmes and John C. Reilly; PLEASE GIVE, written and directed by Nicole Holofcener, to be released by Sony Picture Classics in fall 2009; the post-apocalyptic thriller CARRIERS, written and directed by David and Alex Pastor, to be released in 2009 by Paramount Vantage; and SLEEP DEALER, written and directed by Alex Rivera, released by Maya Releasing in 2009 after winning awards at the 2009 Gothams, the 2008 Berlin International Film Festival and Sundance Film Festival. Bregman’s other producing credits include SYNECDOCHE, NEW YORK; FRIENDS WITH MONEY, his third collaboration with writer/director Nicole Holofcener; the Academy Award-winning ETERNAL SUNSHINE OF THE SPOTLESS MIND; THE EX; LOVELY & AMAZING; HUMAN NATURE; THE TAO OF STEVE; LUMINOUS MOTION; and LOVE GOD, the world’s first digital film. Bregman executive produced THE SAVAGES and TRICK, and was associate producer on THE ICE STORM, THE BROTHERS MCMULLEN, THE MYTH OF FINGERPRINTS, and ROY COHN/JACK SMITH. Before founding Likely Story, Bregman was a partner at This is That Productions for four years, and spent ten years as head of production at Good Machine, where he supervised the production and post production of over thirty feature films, including SENSE & SENSIBILITY, EAT DRINK MAN WOMAN, WALKING & TALKING, WHAT HAPPENED WAS…, THE WEDDING BANQUET, and SAFE. Bregman teaches producing at Columbia University’s Graduate Film School, and is on the board of the IFP. He lives in New York City with his wife Malaika Amon, sons Akira and Atticus, and daughter Eloise.