Oscar Nominated Producer
Founder and CEO of New Republic Pictures
Brian Oliver is an Oscar nominated producer and the founder and CEO of New Republic Pictures. As of 2020, New Republic inked an overall co-financing deal with Paramount Pictures. The company’s most recently produced Best Picture Nominees are ROCKETMAN and 1917, with credits for 2021 such as TOP GUN: MAVERICK, COMING 2 AMERICA, and MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE 7. Brian started his career at Paramount Pictures, followed by a stint in the motion picture department at the William Morris Endeavor (WME). He later left WME to become President of Production at Propaganda Films, where he oversaw development and production of their film slate and produced Paul Schrader’s Auto Focus. Oliver later founded Samuels Media (Michael Clayton) before teaming up with Timmy Thompson to launch Cross Creek Pictures in 2009. Oliver has produced three Academy Award nominated films for Best Picture: Darren Aronofsky’s psychological ballet thriller Black Swan, The Ides of March, and 1917. Oliver’s credits also include The Woman in Black, starring Daniel Radcliffe, and Ron Howard’s Formula One racing biopic Rush, Everest, Black Mass, and American Made starring Tom Cruise. Oliver also produced the World War II film Hacksaw Ridge, directed by Mel Gibson which was nominated for six Academy Awards including another Best Picture nomination. In 2017, Brian left Cross Creek Pictures to form New Republic Pictures and the first two films he produced at New Republic Pictures were Rocketman directed by Dexter Fletcher and 1917 directed by Sam Mendes. To date, the films that Oliver has produced have been nominated for twenty-two Academy Awards, fourteen Golden Globes and thirty-three BAFTAs, and have grossed over $2 billion worldwide. Brian attended the University of California at Berkeley for undergrade and Whittier College and Southwestern for his law degree.