As a producer and personal manager, Gary Ungar has brought together emerging writing and directing talent from around the world with US commercial studio productions and independent financing.
Ungar's management clients, including Guillermo Del Toro (Hellboy, Pan's Labyrinth), Mathieu Kassovitz (Hate), and Damien Chazelle (Whiplash), have won Golden Globes®, Oscars® and awards at festivals in Cannes, Sundance, Venice and Berlin.
Ungar has served as executive producer on the Warner Brothers supernatural thriller Gothika, starring Halle Berry and directed by Mathieu Kassovitz, and on the independent feature Modigliani, starring Andy Garcia. He is currently developing several film, television and stage productions with Mr. del Toro. He will produce screenwriter Lee Patterson's psychological thriller Snatched in the UK in 2015.
After earning degrees from Dartmouth College and the University of Southern California's School of Cinema, Ungar spent several years working in development at such companies as Orion Pictures, the Ladd Company, and Warner Brothers. He subsequently formed his production and management company Exile Entertainment.