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Jeb Brody

Jeb Brody is a Producer at newly-formed Secret Hideout where he, along with writer/producer Alex Kurtzman (Star Trek, Amazing Spider-Man, Transformers) will help oversee Universal’s upcoming reimagining of their classic monster movies, beginning with The Mummy in the Summer of 2017, and quickly followed by Van Helsing, Bride of Frankenstein, Wolfman and many others. Brody began in the movie business making independent films as a founding partner at Big Beach, the development, production and finance company based out of New York. As Producer or Executive Producer on a number of films and documentaries there, including the Academy Award winning Little Miss Sunshine, SherryBaby, and Chop Shop, he had a front row seat to the emerging world of being an independent financier while still being a creative producer. After moving to Los Angeles, he helped start Vendome Pictures with Philippe Rousselet and Studio Canal, where he oversaw the production of such diverse films as Duncan Jones' Source Code and Tom Hanks’ Larry Crowne, while also looking after original development for the independent finance company. In 2011, he left Vendome to be the President of Production at Focus Features, where he oversaw the global Focus production and acquisitions team reporting to Focus CEO's James Schamus and Peter Schlessel. He was responsible for bringing in and overseeing the extremely successful adaptation of the massive best-seller Fifty Shades of Grey. He also oversaw the acquisition and production of such diverse films as the Academy Award-winning Dallas Buyers Club, Anna Karenina, The Place Beyond the Pines, Admission, Kill the Messenger, Bad Words and Black Sea. Earlier in his career, he was an executive at Ed Saxon and Peter Saraf’s Magnet Entertainment, working on such projects as Spike Jonze’s Adaptation, as well as a number of films and documentaries directed by Jonathan Demme. He was previously a curator at the Museum of the Moving Image; and was also an editor and managing director at the celebrated film magazine Scenario.