Jason Michael Berman is the Executive Vice President of Mandalay Pictures, where he is responsible for producing Mandalay's slate of films. Berman has produced feature films that have debuted at premiere film festivals around the globe including the Sundance Film Festival, Cannes Film Festival, Toronto International Film Festival, SXSW, Tribeca, Berlinale, and Edinburgh. Berman was named in the 2016 Variety Dealmakers Impact Report, in Variety in 2011 as one of the Top Ten Producers to Watch, and by Deadline Hollywood in 2012 as one of the Top Ten Producers to Watch at Sundance.
Berman recently produced Olivier Megaton’s The Last Days of American Crime, 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, and Eli Craig's Little Evil. Berman’s past producing credits include The Birth of a Nation, 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.
Prior to producing, Berman worked at 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 is now an adjunct professor. Berman helped to develop and start the Catalyst Initiative at the Sundance Institute. He lives in Los Angeles, California, and is originally from Baltimore, Maryland.