DF Indie Studios welcomes production veteran Stan Erdreich (formerly with Stanley Tucci and Steve Buscemi’s shingle Olive Productions) as Head of Production Strategy.
New York, June 1, 2012 –
According to DF Indie Studios Co-founder and President, Charlene Fisher: “The timing of meeting Stan (Erdreich) could not have been more perfect for us. We knew immediately he was the type of guy that would be a tremendous value-add for DF Indie Studios. No only is Stan a highly regarded production industry veteran – he is a very easy-going, straight shooter, which is an ideal representation of what we are all about.”
“I am very excited to be working with Mary and Charlene at DF Indie Studios to offer a groundbreaking opportunity to both producers and investors in independent film. “ Stan Erdreich explains: “The DFIS model they have created is specifically designed to make sure risk mitigation is ingrained in every project and that success is shared by everyone. That’s a goal that I am totally on board with and I know the industry is in great need of right now. “
Stan Erdreich began his career working for 20th Century Fox based Largo Entertainment under producer/mentor Lawrence Gordon whose films have gone on to gross $3B worldwide. While based at Largo Stan worked as a Creative Executive and later as Manager of Acquisitions and Development. Films produced during his tenure include: Field of Dreams, Malcolm X, Used People, The Getaway, Judgment Night, Predator 2, Point Break, Unlawful Entry, The Rocketeer, Boogie Nights, Waterworld, Timecop and Affliction.
After leaving Largo and moving to NYC, Mr. Erdreich Co-produced The Death and Life of Bobby Z(Laurence Fishburne and Paul Walker), a Sony release with Millennium Films.
He then co-founded Full Glass Films in 2005. Company produced and or co-financed eight films in three years, including: Gospel Hill (Samuel L. Jackson, Danny Glover, Angela Bassett, and Julia Stiles), A Perfect Fit (Adrian Grenier, Leile Acrieri) and The Insurgents (Mary Stuart Masterson, John Shea, Henry Simmons). He also managed the Full Glass Films-Fund, a vehicle for independent films that provided bridge, equity, debt and GAP financing.
Prior to becoming involved with DF Indie Studios, Mr. Erdreich endeavored alongside Olive Productions partners Stanley Tucci and Steve Buscemi to develop a slate of films that these two award-winning actors are directing. He has also been instrumental in structuring the financing for the pictures working alongside CAA and WME.
Through Mr. Erdreich’s consulting company River Bend Pictures Stan has represented blue chip entertainment properties seeking financing, including film slates, film funds, Broadway shows and other emerging media opportunities.