Brian Grazer in conversation with Ted Sarandos
Live Talks Los Angeles
About Brian Grazer
Two Hollywood giants in storytelling share why movies and television are conduits into the shared human experience that ultimately comes from a real place inside all of us.
Brian Grazer is an Oscar-winning producer and New York Times bestselling author. His films and television shows have been nominated for forty-three Academy Awards and 195 Emmys. His credits include "A Beautiful Mind," "24," "Apollo 13," "Arrested Development," "Empire," and "American Gangster." He is the author of "Face to Face: The Art of Human Connection" and the New York Times bestseller "A Curious Mind: The Secret to a Bigger Life." Grazer was named one of Time magazine’s 100 Most Influential People in the World and is the cofounder of Imagine Entertainment with his longtime business partner, Ron Howard.
Ted Sarandos is Chief Content Officer at Netflix, overseeing teams responsible for the acquisition and creation of all Netflix content including original series such as "Stranger Things" and "Dark" (Germany), and original films including "To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before" and "Bird Box," as well as the Academy Award-winning "ROMA." Sarandos has overseen all content operation since 2000, and led the company’s transition into original content production that began in 2013 with the launch of the series "House of Cards," "Arrested Development," "Orange is the New Black," and more.