Bruce Berman
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United States


Chairman / CEO

Berman has led the L.A. production operation of the Australian media company for the past two decades, co-financing and executive producing some of Hollywood’s biggest movies, including Warner Bros.’ “American Sniper” and the “Sherlock Holmes,” “Lego,” “Ocean’s” and “Matrix” franchises. Berman had an especially busy 2018, exec producing the summer blockbusters “Ready Player One” and “Ocean’s Eight” as well as Clint Eastwood’s latest film “The 15:17 to Paris.” He has a longstanding relationship with Warners, having served in its top echelons from 1984 to 1996, rising to president of worldwide theatrical production. During his tenure, he oversaw hits such as “Driving Miss Daisy,” “JFK,” “The Bodyguard,” “Goodfellas,” “The Fugitive” and “Batman Forever.”




  • Bennington College (VT, USA)
  • California Institute of the Arts (CA, USA)
  • University of California–Los Angeles (CA, USA)

Variety Honors

  • 2017 Variety500 Honoree
  • 2018 Variety500 Honoree
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Bruce Berman Steps Down as Village Roadshow Pictures CEO, Ending 24-Year Run

Bruce Berman Steps Down as Village Roadshow Pictures CEO, Ending 24-Year Run

Bruce Berman is stepping down as chairman and CEO of Village Roadshow Pictures, the company behind such hits as "The Matrix," "Joker," and "Edge of Tomorrow." He leaves after a 24-year run.“I am incredibly grateful to have been involved in the inception of VRP and the impact our films and franchises have had not only on popular culture but also on the craft of filmmaking,” said Berman. “I have been fortunate to work with some of the most talented artists...


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