Anthony Bregman

Anthony Bregman’s films include the Academy Award winning Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind; Foxcatcher; Sing Street; Enough Said; Begin Again; Collateral Beauty; Indignation; The Circle; The Ice Storm; Thumbsucker; American Ultra; Friends With Money; Our Idiot Brother; Every Day; Every Secret Thing; The Whole Truth; 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.

Bregman most recently completed Tamara Jenkins’ Private Life, starring Paul Giamatti and Kathryn Hahn, and Jennifer Kaytin Robinson’s Someone Great, starring Gina Rodriguez, both now streaming on Netflix. He is in post production on Downhill, the American remake of Force Majeure, starring Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Will Ferrell, as well as Charlie Kaufman’s next film, an adaption of Iain Reid’s novel I’m Thinking of Ending Things and Alice Wu’s The Half of It. Bregman made his first foray into television with the upcoming Living With Yourself, a series at Netflix written by Tim Greenberg, helmed by the directing duo of Valerie Faris and Jonathan Dayton and starring Paul Rudd. This summer Bregman completed principal photography on In the Heights, Warner Brothers’ feature adaptation of Lin Manuel Miranda’s Tony-winning Broadway musical.

In the fall of 2006, Bregman founded the New York City-based production company Likely Story, which he 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; 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.