Mari Jo Winkler-Ioffreda first met and collaborated with producers Nina Jacobson and Brad Simpson when she served as executive producer on the Warner Bros. drama The Goldfinch, directed by John Crowley and starring Ansel Elgort, Jeffrey Wright and Nicole Kidman. Winkler-Ioffreda also recently served as executive producer on the upcoming Stillwater, directed by Tom McCarthy and starring Matt Damon, Abigail Breslin and Camille Cottin.
For television, she produced the pilot and first season of the HBO music industry series Vinyl, directed by Martin Scorsese (and others), starring Bobby Cannavale.
Other film credits as executive producer include director Marc Webb’s romance The Only Living Boy in New York, The Dictator, a comedy starring Sacha Baron Cohen, writer/director David Koepp’s action film Premium Rush and the thriller Fair Game for director Doug Liman, as well as Away We Go, directed by Sam Mendes and Dan in Real Life, directed by Peter Hedges. As co-producer, she worked with director Scott Hicks on No Reservations, Curtis Hanson on Lucky You and In Her Shoes and Peter Chelsom on Shall We Dance?
Winkler-Ioffreda is a dedicated environmentalist and activist who promotes sustainable production practices and climate messaging through storytelling. She is the co-founder of the Producers Guild of America’s PGA Green initiative and co-founder and taskforce member of GreenProductionGuide.com. Winkler-Ioffreda has implemented sustainability protocols on every film and television project she has produced since 2003.
In 2017, she received the City & State of New York CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) Award for Sustainability & Environmental Impact. Winkler-Ioffreda served on the board of The Producer’s Guild of America East (PGA) from 2016 to 2021 and is the recipient of the 2019 PGA Charles FitzSimons Award for her service to the guild.
Winkler-Ioffreda is based in New York City.