Anna Culp | Executive Producer | Under the Banner of Heaven
In addition to her role as an Executive Producer on Under the Banner of Heaven, Anna Culp serves as an Executive Producer on the Genius franchise with 20th Television and National Geographic currently in its fourth season and Why Women Kill with CBS Television Studios and Paramount+ currently in its third season.
Most recently, Culp served as Executive Vice President at Imagine Television where, in addition to the above, she oversaw production and development of the current series, Dan Brown’s The Lost Symbol with CBS Television Studios, Universal Television Studios and Peacock, having completed its first season and Willow for Disney+ currently in production on its first season. Additionally, she developed a robust slate of projects across broadcast, premium and streaming outlets, including Priestdaddy based on the award-winning memoir by Patricia Lockwood and adapted by Heidi Schreck and Lockwood for Amazon, 2 created by Lucia Ainello and Paul Downs for Apple, The Swallows based on the novel by bestselling author Lisa Lutz, adapted by Sarah Heyward and starring Alison Brie at Netflix.
Prior to her role with Imagine Television, Culp was EVP of Imagine Entertainment, working on many of Imagine’s biggest feature films, including Inferno, directed by Ron Howard and starring Tom Hanks, which she executive produced. She also executive produced the feature film Love the Coopers, directed by Jessie Nelson for CBS Films, the documentary Prophet’s Prey directed by Amy Berg for Showtime and Get On Up directed by Tate Taylor for Universal Pictures. Culp also served as a co-producer on Katy Perry: Part of Me 3-D for Paramount Insurge and an associate producer on Ron Howard’s Angels and Demons for Sony Pictures.
Culp joined Imagine Entertainment as the assistant to Academy Award®-winning producer Brian Grazer and worked her way up the ranks within the company. Culp worked on numerous projects including Academy Award Best Picture winner A Beautiful Mind, 8 Mile and The Grinch Who Stole Christmas. She also served as a production executive on Ron Howard’s Cinderella Man, starring Russell Crowe, The Da Vinci Code, starring Tom Hanks and J. Edgar, directed by Clint Eastwood and starring Leonardo DiCaprio.
In addition to her creative work, Culp is a member of Women in Film and has served on a variety of panels for independent film festivals and as a judge for numerous screenwriting competitions. Culp started her film career in production working on a number of commercials and films before graduating from the University of Richmond.