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Albert Berger is partnered with Ron Yerxa at Bona Fide Productions. Together they produced Steven Soderbergh's King of the Hill, Alexander Payne's Election, The Wood, directed by Rick Famuyiwa, and Pumpkin, directed by Tony Abrams and Adam Broder. They executive produced I'm Trying to Break Your Heart, which was directed by Sam Jones. Berger also served as executive producer of the award winning documentary Crumb. Upcoming projects for Berger and Yerxa include Bee Season based on the acclaimed novel by Myla Goldberg, and The Ice Harvest, written by Robert Benton and Richard Russo.

After graduating from Tufts University, Albert Berger returned to his native Chicago where he owned and managed the Sandburg Theater, a revival showcase for obscure and classic films. He attended Columbia University Film School before moving to Los Angeles to write scripts for Paramount, TriStar, MGM, Orion, and producer Roger Corman. Berger went on to serve as vice president of development for Marvin Worth Productions at Paramount Pictures, where he worked on several projects, including Malcolm X.

RON YERXA (Producer) Ron Yerxa graduated from Stanford University before working as a journalist and an inner city high school teacher in East Los Angeles. He joined Time-Life Films as a story analyst and then worked as an executive at CBS and Sovereign Films before becoming an independent producer. He and Albert Berger formed Bona Fide Productions in 1993. Their producing credits include Steven Soderbergh's King of the Hill (1993), Alexander Payne's Election (1999), The Wood, directed by Rick Famuyiwa (1999), and Pumpkin, directed by Tony Abrams and Adam Broder (2002). Yerxa also served as executive producer on Jack the Bear starring Danny DeVito (1992).

Upcoming projects for Bona Fide include Bee Season based on the acclaimed novel by Myla Goldberg, The Ice Harvest written by Robert Benton and Richard Russo, and Little Miss Sunshine, written by Michael Arndt, to be directed by Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris.


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Selected Filmography

Bee Season
The Ice Harvest
Testament Of Dr. Mabuse/ The Crimes Of Dr. Mabuse
Katie's Wish
Little Children
Dangerously Close
Hamlet 2
Cold Mountain
Election
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