President, Physical Production at Screen Gems
12:00 PM Yawkey Theater
GLENN GAINOR is president of physical production for Screen Gems, a motion picture label under the Sony banner and has been involved with multiple number one movies in America such as The Perfect Guy, No Good Deed, Think Like A Man, Friends With Benefits, and Obsessed. Since joining Screen Gems in 2007, Gainor has overseen the production of all Screen Gems films, and often times has served as executive producer and unit production manager on pictures such as 2015’s The Wedding Ringer, which held as America’s number one comedy for three weeks.
Gainor has spoken at The Hollywood Post Alliance Retreat, Cine Gear Expo and multiple appearances at NAB speaking on behalf of Sony about 3D and 4K. Gainor’s innovative production style extends to his emphasis on eco-friendly movie shoots. He executive produced the romantic comedy Think Like A Man, which was the first feature to be shot exclusively with LED lights. The Environmental Media Association has recognized Gainor’s efforts and awarded Screen Gems with the Green Seal for implementing sustainable production practices and raising environmental awareness.
Before joining Screen Gems, Gainor produced three pictures for Adam Sandler’s Happy Madison: Strange Wilderness, Grandma’s Boy and Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo. He executive produced Nicolas Cage’s directorial debut Sonny, and served as line producer on the critically acclaimed Panic, directed by Henry Bromell.