“The mission of Bert Marcus Productions is to craft distinct,
vibrant and thought-provoking films that deliver socially impactful stories through
an entertaining lens.”
- Bert Marcus, CEO of Bert Marcus Productions
Since it’s inception, Bert Marcus Productions (“BMP”) has been financing and producing transformative documentary feature films that have reimagined the demographic, pace, quality and content of the genre. The company has a powerful track record of award winning, break-out festival hits including: “Teenage Paparazzo”, “How to Make Money Selling Drugs” and the critically acclaimed film, “Champs.”
BMP also has multiple films in the pipeline including a genre-defining electronic dance music documentary that is the first of it’s kind, called “What We Started”, a groundbreaking film about social media and its impact on fame and a documentary about the Apollo Theater, which feature an Academy Award winning director and production team.
Based in both Los Angeles and New York City, BMP continues to expand its presence in the feature documentary world while simultaneously branching out into the feature narrative space with a lineup of upcoming projects that the company will take part in financing, producing and directing.
Bert Marcus is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of BMP. Bert has quickly established himself as a pioneer forward-thinking filmmaker with a dynamic, creative vision. Not only has Bert produced all of the company’s ventures, but made his directorial debut with “Champs” and is following up that dynamic success with “What We Started,” slated for release in 2017.
Both his filmmaking and fundraising prowess has been featured in exposés in major international publications such as The Los Angeles Times, The New York Times, USA Today, Variety’s prestigious “Dealmakers Impact Report,” as a future media maven and leading industry player to watch, named one of “Hollywood’s New Leaders” of 2013 by Variety and a “King of Doc” in the 2013 Details Magazine “Hollywood Mavericks Issue.”
Prior to founding Bert Marcus Productions, Bert got his start in the entertainment industry at the age of sixteen in radio with Clear Channel Communications in his hometown of Los Angeles. Bert received his undergraduate degree from the Thornton School of Music at the University of Southern California.