M. Blair Breard is a New York based producer. Currently, she is the Executive Producer on the award-winning FX comedy series Louie, written, directed by, and starring Louis C.K. In addition, Breard, along with Louis C.K., will serve as the Executive Producer on Baskets, starring Zach Galifianakis. This spring, Breard will produce a pilot starring and created by Pamela Adlon, written by C.K. and Adlon. She recently produced Louis C.K.’s latest stand up special, Louis C.K. Live at the Comedy Store.
Her work in film began with John Sayles’ Passion Fish. Since then, she has co-produced, and/or served as the DGA 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; and 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. In 2013, Breard served as the Executive Producer on The Drop starring Tom Hardy and James Gandolfini, directed by Academy Award® nominated Michael Roskam.