Global Conference 2010

Speaker's Biography

Jerry Weintraub

Film Producer


Jerry Weintraub is an independent Film Producer. He began his career as an agent for MCA and later formed his own agency, Management III. With the founding of Concerts West, Weintraub became a leading concert promoter. He also produced the films "Nashville," "Oh, God!" and "Diner," among others. In 1984, Weintraub helped deliver the Los Angeles Olympic Games′ opening ceremonies and gala. He has been involved with more than100 television specials, including "Sinatra: The Main Event" and "An Evening With John Denver." In 1991, then-President Bush appointed him to the board of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. After establishing Jerry Weintraub Productions, he generated a film remake of the modish British TV series "The Avengers," the sci-fi-thriller "Soldier," "Ocean's Eleven" and "Dino." ). Weintraub′s many philanthropic activities include the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, the Museum of Contemporary Art, the Music Center and the Children′s Museum.


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