Gillian Bohrer is a partner in Megamix Productions alongside writer/director Jonathan Levine. Megamix is a film and television production company with a first look deal at Lionsgate.
Prior to the launch of Megamix, Gillian spent 13 years as a studio executive at Summit Entertainment, Lionsgate, and finally Fox 2000 pictures. Gillian rose the ranks at Summit and Lionsgate to become Co-President of Production while overseeing an eclectic slate of films including the DIVERGENT franchise, which earned nearly $800 million at the global box office, and the TWILIGHT Saga, which collectively grossed over $3.3 billion at the worldwide box office. Additionally, Gillian oversaw the production of 6-time Oscar winner LA LA LAND, starring Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling, directed by Oscar-winner Damien Chazelle; WONDER, based on the best-selling novel by R.J. Palacio, directed by Stephen Chbosky; THE GLASS CASTLE, based on the New York Times best-selling memoir starring Academy Award winner Brie Larson, directed by Destin Cretton; STRONGER, based on the memoir of Boston Marathon bombing survivor Jeff Bauman, starring Jake Gyllenhall and directed by David Gordon Green; and THE PERKS OF BEING A WALLFLOWER, based on the acclaimed novel, written and directed by Stephen Chbosky.
While an Executive Vice President at Fox 2000 Pictures, Gillian built a diverse slate of projects, including THE CHILDREN OF BLOOD AND BONE, based on the best-selling West-African-inspired fantasy novel, with a screenplay from David Magee, to be produced by Karen Rosenfelt’s Sunswept Entertainment and Marty Bowen’s Temple Hill Entertainment, with Rick Famuyiwa attached to direct; THE FOX HUNT, the thrilling true story of Mohammed al-Samawi’s memoir about his escape from civil war-torn Yemen, to be written by Oscar winner Josh Singer and produced by Marc Platt; and BE MY BABY, the frightening true story of recording artist Ronnie Spector and her marriage to Phil Spector, the renowned music producer who is currently in prison for murder, produced by Adam Siegel and Marc Platt.
The combined box office of Gillian’s movies is over $5 billion.
Gillian is a graduate of Yale University and USC’s Peter Stark Producing Program. She is a mentor in the Big Brothers, Big Sisters Women in Entertainment program, as well as the Academy Gold mentorship program. She is also on the board of the Science and Entertainment Exchange, a program of the National Academy of Science, and has developed initiatives with Women in Film and AFI to provide new opportunities for female filmmakers. She is a member of the executive branch of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.