Jack Binder is an American Major Hollywood Studio & Independent film & television producer (Producer, Executive Producer, Line Producer & Directors Guild of America DGA-UPM) with a career spanning over 25 years.
Jack is currently a Producer & Financier on First Reformed starring Ethan Hawke & Amanda Seyfried for Writer/Director Paul Schrader.
Best known as the Producer of 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) & productions for the Walt Disney Company, Touchstone Pictures, Sony Pictures Entertainment as an “On-the-Lot” Producer.
The Domino Effect, Jack Binder’s recent film was filmed in India, South Africa, China, The Netherlands, London & USA has won many prestigious European Awards including 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.
Jack 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 Binder 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.
Film Producer Credits:
First Reformed Producer
Ethan Hawke, Amanda Seyfried | Writer-Director Paul Schrader
Tomorrow – Executive Producer With Martin Scorsese
Stephen Fry, Joss Stone, Stephanie Leonidas, Sophie Kennedy-Clark, James Cosmo
The Domino Effect (Arri Int’l) Producer Writer/Director Paula Van der Oest James D’Arcy, Theo James, Sakina Jaffrey, Theo Massen, David Hayman
Reign Over Me (Columbia Pictures / Sony Pictures Entertainment) Producer
Adam Sandler, Don Cheadle, Liv Tyler, Donald Sutherland | Writer-Director Mike Binder
Man About Town (Lionsgate Films) Producer, Line Producer, DGA UPM
Ben Affleck, Rebecca Romijn John Cleese, Kal Penn, Adam Goldberg, Gina Gershon
The Upside of Anger (New Line Cinema / Warner Bros.) Producer
Kevin Costner, Joan Allen, Evan Rachel Wood, Kerry Russell, Erica Christensen
The Mind of the Married Man (HBO) Producer, Line Producer, UPM
Mike Binder, Sonya Walger, Kate Walsh, Jake Weber, M. Emmet Walsh
The Search For John Gissing Entertainment Studios Producer/Line Producer/UPM
Alan Rickman, Mike Binder, Janeane Garofalo, Juliet Stevenson, Alan Corduner
Londinium (aka ‘FourPlay’ International) Producer, Line Producer, UPM
Colin Firth, Stephen Fry, Mike Binder, Mariel Hemmingway, Irene Jacob, Jack Dee
Blankman (Columbia Pictures) Damon Wayans, David Allen Grier, Robin Givens
Indian Summer (The Walt Disney Company) Co-Producer
Bill Paxton, Alan Arkin, Diane Lane, Elizabeth Perkins, Kevin Pollack
Crossing The Bridge (The Walt Disney Company) Co-Producer Josh Charles, Stephen Baldwin, Jason Gedrick
Coupe de Ville (Universal Pictures) Alan Arkin, Patrick Dempsey Director: Joe Roth (Frmr. Chairman Disney Studios, 20th Century Fox, Revolution) AUPM
The Detroit Comedy Jam (HBO) Live Event Concert Film Series Producer +More HBO TV
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