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Albert Berger

Albert Berger formed Bona Fide Productions with Ron Yerxa in 1992. Their producing credits include King of the Hill, Election, Cold Mountain, Little Children, and Best Picture Academy Award Nominees Little Miss Sunshine and Nebraska.
Their recent films include Juliet, Naked (Rose Byrne, Ethan Hawke, and Chris O’Dowd), What They Had (Hilary Swank, Michael Shannon, Blythe Danner and Robert Forster), Peanut Butter Falcon (Shia LaBeouf and Dakota Johnson) the audience award winner at SXSW, and Blow The Man Down which premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival. Their most recent production, The Last Shift (Richard Jenkins), which premiered at Sundance is being distributed by Sony and is set to open in movie theaters around the country this fall.
Berger’s executive producing credits include the award-winning documentary Crumb, the Wilco documentary I Am Trying to Break Your Heart and the Levon Helm documentary Ain’t In It For My Health. Berger and Yerxa were also co-executive producers on the HBO series The Leftovers.
After graduating from Tufts University, Albert Berger returned to his native Chicago where he owned and managed the Sandburg Theatre, a revival showcase for obscure and classic films. He attended film school at Columbia University School of the Arts before moving to Los Angeles to write scripts for Paramount, TriStar, MGM, Orion, and producer Roger Corman. Berger went on to serve as Vice President of Development for Marvin Worth Productions where he worked on several projects, including Malcolm X. From 2014 to 2020 Berger served as a governor for the producer's branch on the board of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

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