Sarah Schechter

Sarah Schechter

Executive Producer on FOUND

Sarah Schechter serves as Chairwoman and Partner at Berlanti Productions. Along with her producing partner Greg Berlanti, she has been part of the team behind a number of television shows and films. She currently serves as executive producer on multiple current Warner Bros. Television shows including “You,” “Found,” “All American,” “Superman & Lois,” “Girls on the Bus,” “Dead Boy Detectives,” and “The Flight Attendant,” which has received multiple Emmy and Golden Globe nominations. She has been an Executive Producer on close to thirty ongoing shows and several documentary series in the past decade.

On the film side, Schechter recently produced Apple Original Films’ upcoming film Project Artemis, starring Scarlett Johansson and Channing Tatum, and Netflix Original Films Atlas, starring Jennifer Lopez. In addition, she produced Amazon’s hit summer film Red, White & Royal Blue, and the Amazon Studios film, My Policeman, starring Harry Styles. Other films include Shawn Levy’s Free Guy starring Ryan Reynolds and Jodie Comer, Joe Wright’s Pan as well as Rachel Lee Goldenberg’s Unpregnant, and the HBO Max film, Moonshot. She also produced the HBO documentary All That Heaven Allows. Both Free Guy and Red, White & Royal Blue have sequels in development.

Before joining Berlanti Productions, Schechter spent nine years at Warner Bros. Pictures serving as Senior Vice President of Production. During her tenure at Warner Bros., she oversaw a myriad of films, including Spike Jonze’s Her and Clint Eastwood’s Gran Torino. Other projects include Tim Burton’s Dark Shadows, Invictus, J. Edgar, Life as We Know It, I Am Legend, 300: Rise of an Empire, and The Watchmen. Schechter joined Warner Bros. as a creative executive in 2005, ascended to Vice President in 2007 and then Senior Vice President in 2009.

Prior to joining Warner Bros., Schechter was an executive at Barry Mendel Productions at Universal Pictures for several years. While there, she oversaw “The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou” and worked on “Munich” and “The Royal Tenenbaums,” among others. She began her career working for Academy Award-winning filmmaker Barbara Kopple.

Schechter graduated with Honors with a degree in Film Theory from the University of California at Santa Cruz.