Brian Grazer, Academy Award-winning Producer

Published on17 SEP 2019

Brian Grazer discusses the films and television shows that have defined his career; the future of the constantly evolving entertainment landscape; and insights from his latest book, Face to Face: The Art of Human Connection.

On the making of the Academy Award-winning film A Beautiful Mind: “I thought about mental disability and I thought about how we look at people, just how we see each other...I just thought, I'm going to try to find something, a story that can help destigmatize mental disability.”

On how he wanted to tell the story of Apollo 13: “I chose to see it singularly as a survival story… I love to celebrate greatness. I love to celebrate human capacity and capability, and I love to celebrate bravery and stuff like that. So, I thought, this has both things.”

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