Brian Grazer

Executive Producer: The Slumber Party

Brian Grazer is an executive producer of the Disney Original Movie “The Slumber Party.”

Grazer is an Oscar®, Golden Globe®, Emmy® and GRAMMY® Award-winning producer. His work has been nominated for 47 Oscars and 228 Emmys. He won the Best Picture Oscar for “A Beautiful Mind” and is the No. 1 New York Times bestselling author of “A Curious Mind: The Secret to a Bigger Life” and “Face to Face: The Art of Human Connection.”

Grazer’s feature film productions include “Thirteen Lives,” “tick, tick…Boom!” “Apollo 13,” “American Gangster,” “8 Mile,” “Frost/Nixon,” “Liar Liar” and “Parenthood,” as well as the television series “Under the Banner of Heaven” from Dustin Lance Black, “Genius: Aretha,” “Wu-Tang: An American Saga,” “Swagger,” “Empire, 24,” “Arrested Development” and “Friday Night Lights.”

Grazer has also produced numerous documentaries, including the feature documentaries “Personality Crisis: One Night Only,” directed by Martin Scorsese; “Judy Blume Forever”; “Bono & The Edge: A Sort of Homecoming with Dave Letterman”; the NAACP Award-nominated “Louis Armstrong’s Black and Blues” from Sacha Jenkins; the Emmy-winning “Lucy and Desi,” directed by Amy Poehler; and the Emmy-nominated “We Feed People,” profiling renown chef José Andrés and World Central Kitchen, as well as the GRAMMY Award-winning Best Music Film “The Beatles: 8 Days A Week,” “The Day Sports Stood Still,” “Rebuilding Paradise,” “The Volcano: Rescue from Whakaari,” and the docuseries “Light & Magic,” about George Lucas’ pioneer visual effects house Industrial Light and Magic, among many others.

Currently, Grazer is producing a robust slate of film and television series, including the upcoming features “The Beanie Bubble,” starring Zach Galifianakis, and “Candy Cane Lane,” starring Eddie Murphy. He is also producing “Genius: MLK/X” (the fourth installment of the Emmy Award-winning anthology series) and the docuseries “The Dynasty,” chronicling The New England Patriots.

Grazer co-founded Impact, a content accelerator whose mission is to discover, cultivate, nurture and connect creative storytellers around the world through its innovative talent identification and collaboration system. To date, Impact has built a community of over 75,000 writers across 140+ countries.

Profiled by Time Magazine as one of the “100 Most Influential People in the World,” Grazer believes that curiosity is the superpower that has helped him create his best life, and he is passionate about turning that curiosity towards doing good in the world. He has been honored for his global humanitarian work by organizations including the Simon Wiesenthal Foundation, the Alfred Mann Foundation, the Alzheimer’s Association, World of Children and the Atlantic Council. He serves on the Board of the USC School of Cinematic Arts, where he also teaches a course on “Starting from Zero.”

Grazer and his longtime friend Ron Howard founded Imagine Entertainment in the early 1980s, embarking on what is now one of the longest-running partnerships in Hollywood. They continue to run the company together as executive chairmen.