Brian Udovich is an award winning feature film producer residing in Los Angeles, California. His first feature-film ALL THE BOYS LOVE MANDY LANE (Amber Heard, Whitney Able) debuted at the 2006 Toronto International Film Festival where it was sold to The Weinstein Company. His second film THE WACKNESS (Ben Kingsley, Josh Peck) debuted at the 2008 Sundance Film Festival and was the winner of the festival’s Audience Award. A NECESSARY DEATH was the winner of the 2009 AFI FEST Audience Award for best dramatic feature film. THE KEY MAN (Hugo Weaving, Brian Cox) just made its world premier at the 2011 SXSW film festival in Austin, Texas.
Mr. Udovich is a native of Joliet, Illinois. He has his Masters degree in Producing from the American Film Institute (AFI), and has his bachelor’s degree from Illinois Wesleyan University. His AFI thesis THE MONSTER AND THE PEANUT was the recipient of a grant from the Alfred P. Sloan foundation and won the first prize “Emmy” for best dramatic student film in 2004 from the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. In 2007 he was awarded the Robert M. Montgomery Outstanding Young Alumnus Award from Illinois Wesleyan University. From 1998-2001 Mr. Udovich traveled the world working as a senior business consultant for the French firm Cap Gemini. He is a co-founder of a film development and production company ROUGH & TUMBLE FILMS and co-founder and programmer of the weekly genre screening series REEL GRIT SUNDAYS.