Credits: Tidying Up with Marie Kondo and Buffy the Vampire Slayer
GAIL BERMAN is Chairman and CEO of The Jackal Group, which produces television, film, live theater and digital content.
Currently producing the unscripted series Tidying Up with Marie Kondo for Netflix, the company has a number of scripted television projects in development, including an adaptation of Chloe Benjamin’s New York Times bestselling novel The Immortalists; dramas 8 Count and Paradise Cove; and the comedy An American Band for FOX, as well as a robust slate of projects at Amazon, Netflix, Hulu, Showtime, AMC, TBS, Adult Swim, CBS, NBC, YouTube Premium and Sundance Now.
For Broadway, The Jackal Group is producing a contemporary musical based on the film, The Rose.
On the feature side, the company is currently in production on The Addams Family, MGM’s animated feature based on the macabre clan; is developing I Almost Forgot About You, a feature adaptation of Terry McMillan’s bestselling novel at Universal Pictures; and recently announced plans to produce the official biopic of legendary comedian, George Carlin, to be scribed by Oscar® nominated Moneyball writer Stan Chervin.
In June 2018, Berman and Lucy Fisher were elected Co-Presidents of the Producers Guild of America (PGA).
Prior to her election, Berman served on the PGA’s National Board of Directors and on the PGA’s Board of Delegates for two years.