Founder and President, Jack Binder is a Producer of Quality Feature Films and Television Projects and founded FilmBudget.com in order to help other Filmmakers achieve their Production Goals with emphasis on extremely detailed and accurate Production Film Budgets & Schedules which are critical to move a project from idea to product.
Recognizing that movie budgeting and scheduling is the fundamental tool for financiers to evaluate each project and whether to provide the funding for them, film budgets are custom prepared to the highest, exacting, accurate and proven standards in the entertainment industry.
Credits & Clients
In addition to 100's of Budget Packages created to date for Major Hollywood Studios, Financiers, Producers, Directors, Writers and various Production Companies including:
Walt Disney Pictures, Touchstone Pictures, Columbia Pictures, Lions Gate Films, Twentieth Century Fox, Media 8 Entertainment, Palm Pictures, Sunlight Productions, Trimark Pictures.
Producer Credits (also 2nd Unit Director)
|Tomorrow (2015) Executive Producer with Martin Scorsese||Carnaby International|
|The Domino Effect (2012)||Arri International|
|Reign Over Me (2007)||Columbia Pictures|
|Man About Town (2007)||Lions Gate Films|
|The Upside of Anger (2005)||New Line Cinema|
|The Mind of the Married Man
||HBO - Seasons 1 & 2|
|The Search For John Gissing (2002)||Sunlight Productions|
|Londinium (2001)||Sunlight Productions|
|The Sex Monster (2000)||Lions Gate Films|
|Blankman (1994)||Columbia Pictures|
|Indian Summer (1993)||Touchstone Pictures|
|Crossing The Bridge (1992)||Touchstone Pictures|
|The Detroit Comedy Jam (1985)||HBO|
Jack Binder has been producing quality feature films and television with his brother, writer/director/actor Mike Binder, since 1985, beginning with HBO’s, The Detroit Comedy Jam, and culminating with Reign Over Me (Columbia Pictures), starring Adam Sandler and Don Cheadle in 2006.
After joining up to produce live and filmed comedy programming with then stand-up comic and writer, Mike Binder, Jack moved to Los Angeles and worked his way through the production ranks via HBO Original Programming Series and Comedy Specials, and feature films with Michael Phillips Productions and Mercury/Douglas Films (Close Encounters, The Sting, Taxi Driver).
Joining back up with his brother Mike, Jack worked on Coupe de Ville (Universal), directed by Joe Roth, written by Mike Binder, and co-produced both Crossing The Bridge (Touchstone) and Indian Summer (Touchstone); both written and directed by Mike Binder.The two then formed Sunlight Productions in order to make independent comedy films, including The Sex Monster (starring Mike Binder, Mariel Hemingway), Londinium (Starring Colin Firth, Mariel Hemingway, Mike Binder, Irene Jacob, Stephen Fry), and The Search For John Gissing (starring Alan Rickman, Janeane Garofalo, Mike Binder, Alan Corduner, Juliet Stevenson).
Sunlight Productions continued television and filmmaking with Jack Producing HBO’s, The Mind of The Married Man, as well as The Upside of Anger (New Line Cinema), starring Joan Allen, Kevin Costner, Mike Binder, Erika Christensen, Keri Russell, Evan Rachel Wood and Alicia Witt, and Man About Town (Lion’s Gate Films), starring Ben Affleck, Rebecca Romijn, John Cleese, Mike Binder, Gena Gershon, Kal Penn and Adam Goldberg; all written and directed by Mike Binder.
Jack continues as the Producer of Columbia Pictures’ feature, Reign Over Me, starring Adam Sandler, Don Cheadle, Liv Tyler, Jada Pinkett-Smith, and Saffron Burrows. Many projects are underway in development.
In addition to Binder's role as Founding Partner and Producer at Sunlight Productions Jack Created Greentrees Films and Media to advance his goals of Producing Quality Film and Television Projects for the Worldwide Audience, and likewise Created and is President of FilmBudget.com which provides to fellow Filmmakers Reliable, Professional, Accurate and Proven Budgets and Schedules.