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Los Angeles
Semester

CRAIG PERRY

CRAIG PERRY (Producer) is a partner at Practical Pictures, a feature film and television production company founded in 2004 with Sheila Taylor.

Recently, Practical Pictures produced Universal’s Breaking In, starring Gabrielle Union, directed by James McTeigue and produced in partnership with Will Packer Productions. Prior to that, it produced the hit Australian family comedy Oddball. Nominated for two Australian AACTAs, the film won numerous awards at festivals worldwide.

Upcoming projects include a sixth installment in Warner Bros./New Line Cinema’s Final Destination franchise; Shudder’s The Sisters Of Samhain, to be directed by Gregg Bishop; Lionsgate’s A Small Price To Pay, to be directed by Vaughn Stein and produced in partnership with Culmination Films; Nightfall, to be directed by Steven Miller and produced in partnership with Culmination Films; Entry Level, to be produced in Germany in partnership with Culmination Films, 13 Films, and SquareOne; White Star, written by F. Scott Frazier and produced in partnership with Culmination Films and Frazier; and Finding: Jane Doe, a docudrama series in partnership with Emmy winning director Greg Yaitanes.

Previously, Craig was a partner at Zide/Perry Entertainment. Productions include niversal’s American Pie franchise; New Line Cinema’s Final Destination franchise; Warner Bros’ Cats & Dogs franchise; Sony Pictures’ Little Black Book and The Big Hit; and Helkon Media’s RepliKate.

Craig also served as Vice President of Development for Scott Rudin Productions, and Director Of Development for Silver Pictures. He was an Associate Producer on The First Wives Club, and developed such films as Rules Of Engagement, Sleepy Hollow, A Simple Plan, The Truman Show, In & Out, Ransom, Clueless, Lethal Weapon 3,
Executive Decision, Richie Rich and Demolition Man.

Craig has given presentations on production and technology at the 2011 Intel Capital Global Summit, and at MIT in Boston. He has also guest lectured at USC, UCLA, NYU, Syracuse University, UGA: Athens, Towson University, Columbia College, Olympic College, and Pixar.