The Actors Centre

LA Talking Heads #4

12 December 2016


The series continues with film producer Steven J. Wolfe

The Actors Centre is delighted to be working with Danny De Lillo in bringing you a series of FREE industry talks with actors, directors, agents, casting directors, producers and managers based in LA. Find out more about the inside mechanics of the US industry and get all your burning questions answered.

Interviews will be filmed in LA and London and posted soon after on the Actors Centre YouTube channel.

We are excited to continue the season with film producer Steven J. Wolfe.

Steven talks about breaking into the industry, how to create a network and the importance of independent film-making.

Check out the full interview below and on our YouTube channel, and keep an eye out for more interviews coming soon!

 

 

Meet Steven J. Wolfe:

Steven J. Wolfe is a seasoned film producer (500 DAYS OF SUMMER, BAGGAGE CLAIM) and president of Sneak Preview Entertainment, a Production and Talent Management Company currently celebrating its 20th anniversary.

He has produced a diverse range of films throughout his career including Fox Searchlight’s sleeper hit 500 DAYS OF SUMMER, starring Zooey Deschanel and Joseph Gordon-Levitt; Searchlight’s, OUR FAMILY WEDDING with Forest Whitaker and America Ferrara, MISS MARCH for Fox Atomic; PHAT GIRLZ (also for Searchlight) with Mo’Nique; A DENNIS THE MENACE CHRISTMAS for Warner Premiere; Sony Classic’s, TWIN FALLS IDAHO, the debut feature of the Polish Brothers and the Sundance Film Festival hit, RELAX IT’S JUST SEX! with Jennifer Tilly, Lori Petty and Mitchell Anderson.

Along with, THE SECRET LIVES OF DORKS, he just completed producing a screen adaptation of David E. Talbert’s best-selling novel, BAGGAGE CLAIM, starring Paula Patton, Derek Luke, Jill Scott, Adam Brody, Taye Diggs and Trey Songz, for Fox Searchlight Pictures. THE SECRET LIVES OF DORKS marks Wolfe’s third film with director Salomé Breziner and his sixth film with Academy Award® nominated actress Jennifer Tilly. Previously Wolfe and Breziner did the off-beat romance TOLLBOOTH, which world premiered at the 1994 Cannes Film Festival as well as FAST SOFA. with Jake Busey, Jennifer Tilly, Crispin Glover, Natasha Lyonne and Eric Roberts.

He also produced, BEAUTIFUL LOSER , the award winning CIVILIZAITON OF MAXWELL BRIGHT; HELLBENT; CIRCUIT; THE CLEAN & NARROW; BIRD OF PREY; ONLY YOU, starring Andrew McCarthy, Kelly Preston and Helen Hunt; David Beaird’s SCORCHERS, starring Faye Dunaway, James Earl Jones, Emily Lloyd, Denholm Elliott, Jennifer Tilly and James Wilder; and MY MOM’S A WEREWOLF.

Other producing credits include supervising producer on NIGHT CLUB and DEATH ROW GAME SHOW, Associate Producer on HUNK, Production Manager on TOMBOY and the critically acclaimed MY CHAUFFEUR during his seven year tenure at Crown International Pictures.

His vast production background includes diverse credits on such films as MISS LONELYHEARTS, CREATURE, CHATTERLY II, OCTAVIA, EXTERMINATOR II, THE LOST EMPIRE, WEEKEND PASS, MY TUTOR, THE PATRIOT, LIES, SPACE RAIDERS, as well as numerous short films and commercials. Wolfe is currently developing THREE FACES OF EVE with Lesley Ann Warren, written by Jack Plotnick, HICKEY, by Alex Grossman, H.Y.D.E., HOSTILE ELEMENT and MADAME PSYCHOSIS, as well as a sequel to RELAX IT’S JUST SEX! with the original cast of the Sundance Film Festival favorite.

 

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