New York, NY (Jan. 27, 2011) – Media Rights Capital (MRC) has promoted film executive Brye Adler to Vice President of Production, MRC Film. Adler will report to the independent film, television and digital studio’s Co-CEOs Modi Wiczyk and Asif Satchu.
Since joining MRC’s film division in 2009, Adler has been a central player on the production team overseeing the soon-to-be-released The Adjustment Bureau, written and directed by George Nolfi and starring Matt Damon and Emily Blunt; and the upcoming 30 Minutes or Less directed by Ruben Fleischer and starring Jesse Eisenberg, Danny McBride and Aziz Ansari. In addition, Adler assisted in the development and production of fall 2010’s Devil, the first film in M. Night Shyamalan’s three-film “The Night Chronicles” series for MRC.
In his new role, Adler will be responsible for all aspects of creative, development and production for MRC Film. As Vice President of Production, he will also work to identify emerging and established filmmakers whose sensibilities align with the studio. Currently, Adler is supervising creative on TED, starring and directed by Seth MacFarlane in his feature film debut; and Elysium, the first of two new film projects to be helmed by District 9 writer/director Neill Blomkamp starring Jodie Foster and Matt Damon. Additionally, Adler will oversee MRC’s partnerships with David Fincher and their “Panic Pictures” production and financing company, as well as the studio’s relationship with
M. Night Shyamalan and their “The Night Chronicles” series.
Prior to joining MRC, Adler worked at Brad Pitt’s Plan B Entertainment, helping to cultivate a slate of more than 50 feature film projects from filmmakers including Marc Foster, David Fincher and Cameron Crowe. Adler graduated from Emory University with a degree in Sociology.