Anthony Bregman’s films include the Academy Award winning Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind; Foxcatcher; Enough Said, Begin Again; The Ice Storm; Thumbsucker; American Ultra; Friends with Money; Our Idiot Brother; Every Secret Thing; Please Give; Synecdoche, New York; The Tao of Steve; Lovely & Amazing; Human Nature; The Savages; The Brothers McMullen; Trick; The Extra Man; Darling Companion; and The Oranges. His most recently released films are John Carney’s Sing Street (The Weinstein Company) and James Schamus’ directorial debut, an adaptation of Philip Roth’s Indignation, starring Logan Lerman and Sarah Gadon (Lionsgate). Upcoming releases include Courtney Hunt’s The Whole Truth starring Keanu Reeves and Renee Zellweger (Lionsgate); and David Frankel’s Collateral Beauty, starring Will Smith and Helen Mirren.
Bregman is currently in post-production on James Ponsoldt’s The Circle, based on the novel by Dave Eggers, starring Emma Watson, Tom Hanks, and John Boyega.
In the fall of 2006, Bregman founded the New York City-based production company Likely Story, which he currently runs with Stefanie Azpiazu. Prior to Likely Story, Bregman was a partner at This is That 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 and 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 Chairman of the Board of the IFP, the nation’s oldest and largest industry association for independent filmmakers, which also sponsors the annual Gotham Awards.
Bregman’s movies have won numerous awards at the Oscars, Golden Globes, BAFTAs, Gothams, Indie Spirits, and Cannes, Berlin and Sundance Film Festivals, among others. In 2010 Roger Ebert named Synecdoche, New York the Best Film of the Decade.