M. Blair Breard is a New York-based producer in television and film. Her work in film began with John Sayles’ Passion Fish. Since then, she has co-produced and/or served as the production manager on a number of films with a variety of directors. Notable amongst them were I Shot Andy Warhol, written and directed by Mary Harron, starring Lili Taylor, nominated for Sundance and Independent Spirit Awards; the Indie cult favorite Pootie Tang, written and directed by award-winning comedian Louis C.K., starring Chris Rock; the critically acclaimed Margaret written and directed by Kenneth Lonergan, starring Anna Paquin, Matt Damon, Matthew Broderick, and Mark Ruffalo; Margot at the Wedding, written and directed by Noah Baumbach, starring Nicole Kidman, Jennifer Jason Leigh, and Jack Black, nominated for Independent Spirit and Gotham Awards. Breard also served as the executive producer on The Drop starring Tom Hardy and James Gandolfini, directed by Academy Award®-nominated Michael Roskam.
Breard has been the executive producer for all five seasons of the award-winning FX comedy series Louie, written, directed by and starring Louis C.K. She also produced Louis C.K. Live from the Beacon Theater, Louis C.K. Oh My God for HBO, and Louis C.K. Live at the Comedy Store. Breard is also an executive producer, with Louis C.K., on Baskets, starring Zach Galifianakis and directed by Jonathan Krisel. She is also executive producer on Better Things, created by and starring Pamela Adlon, and One Mississippi, created by Tig Notaro and Diablo Cody, and starring Tig Notaro.