Jason Michael Berman
Jason Michael Berman is the President of Mandalay Pictures.
Berman was named in the 2016 Variety Dealmakers Impact Report, and in Variety in 2011 as one of the Top Ten Producers to Watch.
Berman currently has AIR in release for Amazon and Skydance, directed by Ben Affleck, written by Alex Convery, and starring Matt Damon, Ben Affleck, Viola Davis, and Jason Bateman.
Berman recently produced Surrounded, directed by Anthony Mandler and starring Letitia Wright, Jamie Bell and Michael K. William, awaiting release from MGM/Amazon.
His other recent producing credits include Edson Oda’s Sundance award-winning film Nine Days, starring Winston Duke, Zazie Beetz, Bill Skarsgård, and Benedict Wong; Olivier Megaton’s The Last Days of American Crime, starring Edgar Ramirez; Prentice Penny’s Uncorked; Cindy Chupack’s Otherhood; Clark Johnson’s Juanita; Jonathan Helpert's IO; Gerard McMurray's Burning Sands; Ryan Koo's Amateur; Eli Craig's Little Evil; and Nate Parker’s 2016 Sundance Film Festival Grand Jury and Audience Award winning film The Birth of a Nation.
His past producing credits include Approaching the Unknown, Mediterranea, The Benefactor, Little Accidents, The Dry Land, Jess + Moss, Seven Days in Utopia, Brooklyn Brothers Beat the Best, LUV, and Struck by Lightning.
Berman is in development on new projects for Skydance, Netflix, Sony, Apple and A24.
Prior to producing, Berman worked at the William Morris Agency, MGM Studios, and for writer/director Gary Ross. Berman is a member of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences, and the Producers Guild of America. He is a 2006 graduate of the University of Southern California, School of Cinematic Arts, where he has been an Adjunct Professor since 2013. Berman helped to develop and start the Catalyst program at the Sundance Institute which has now raised over $50M for the financing of award winning independent narrative film and documentary projects. He is originally from Baltimore, Maryland.