Neal H. Moritz - February 6, 2023

Neal H. Moritz (Producer & Founder of Original Film)

Please join us for a Q&A session where we discuss Neal H. Moritz's career trajectory, his roles and responsibilities as a prolific media producer, and his views on the current state of the media industries.

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Speaker Biography

Neal H. Moritz is the founder of Original Film and one of the most prolific producers in Hollywood today. Moritz has produced over 60 major motion pictures, which have earned a total of over 11 billion dollars at the box office worldwide. He has produced every film in the Fast & Furious franchise, including the upcoming Fast & Furious 10. His most recent release, Sonic the Hedgehog 2, debuted to $72 million domestic, and the franchise is slated for two more features as well as a TV spinoff. Additional film credits include 21 & 22 Jump Street, Goosebumps 1 & 2, and the teen classics I Know What You Did Last Summer and Cruel Intentions. Moritz also has a successful television business with several series on the air including Emmy-nominated The Boys, which is Amazon’s most watched series and S.W.A.T. which CBS has renewed for a 6th season. Past television credits include Preacher for AMC, Happy! for SyFy, and Prison Break for Fox. A Los Angeles native, Moritz completed his undergraduate studies in economics at UCLA before earning a graduate degree from the Peter Stark Producing Program at the University of Southern California. 

Spring 2023 MIC Speakers

Feb. 6 - Neal H. Moritz

Producer & Founder of Original Film
10:00–11:15 am CT

Fall 2022 MIC Speakers

Aug. 29 - Launching Your Career, Corporate Side (Panel)

Guests include Ben Harizman (Assistant, William Morris Endeavor), Daniel Tuggle (Chief of Staff, Moment), Hemrani Vyas (Assistant Manager of Programming, TCM), and Rachel Wang (Project Artemis, Office Production Assistant, Apple Studios).
5:00–6:15 pm CT

Sept. 9 - Robert Iger

Retired Chairman and CEO, The Walt Disney Company

Sept. 12 - Launching Your Career, Screenwriter & Agent

Jim Ehrich (literary agent, Rothman Brecher Ehrich Livingston) & Cindy McCreery (RTF faculty member, Honey Girls)
5:00–6:15 pm CT

Sept. 19 - Dr. Thomas Schatz

Professor Emeritus, University of Texas at Austin
5:00–6:15 pm CT

Sept. 26 - Akilah Green

Writer-Producer, A Black Lady Sketch Show
5:00–6:15 pm CT

Oct. 3 - Andrew Wang

Head of Development & Production, Juvee Productions
5:00–6:15 pm CT

Oct. 10 - Jordan Levin

General Manager, Rooster Teeth
5:00–6:15 pm CT

Oct. 17 - Johannes Larcher

Former Head of International, HBO Max
5:00–6:15 pm CT

Oct. 24 - Barry Dale Johnson

Senior Vice President, National Publicity, Fox Searchlight
5:00–6:15 pm CT

Oct. 31 - Lucy Huang

Senior Production Executive, Amazon Studios
5:00–6:15 pm CT

Nov. 7 - Elaine Frontain Bryant

Executive Vice President & Head of Programming, A&E
5:00–6:15 pm CT

Nov. 14 - Entertainment Law (panel)

PJ Shapiro & Greg Slewett (lawyers and partners, Johnson Shapiro Slewett & Kole)
5:00–6:15 pm CT

Nov. 28 - Michelle Trujillo McKibben

Manager, Original Series Post Production at Netflix
5:00–6:15 pm CT