Advisory Council

Brian Oppenheimer
Co-President, Driving Force Entertainment

Writer/producer Brian Oppenheimer collaborates with Co-President of Driving Force Entertainment, producer Barbara Gangi, developing quality television series, movies for television, and theatrical films. Driving Force currently has more than a dozen projects in the works.

Brian’s work has appeared in newspapers, magazines, on the stage and the small and large screen. He is the author of 13 screenplays — all optioned, commissioned, purchased and/or produced — and of 5 produced teleplays. He recently completed his first novel, "Apotheosis".

Brian has collaborated on projects with Martin Sheen, Stacy Keach, Daniel Stern and many other notable actors. He has worked as a script doctor on numerous productions for Century Film partners, Cinecite Productions, Clive Turner Productions and Lone Runner Productions.

Brian is a judge on the Blue Ribbon panel of the prestigious Humanitas Prize and has also been a judge for the Malibu Film Festival and the Angelus Student Film Festival. He is also on the Board of Directors of the City of Angels Film Festival.

Brian was Vice President of CIMA for two terms, and produced the annual CIMA Mass & Awards Event for more than 10 years.