James Bierman is an independent Film and Theatre Producer. He recently produced his first feature film Genius written by Academy Award Nominee John Logan, starring Colin Firth, Jude Law, Nicole Kidman and Laura Linney which premiered in competition at the Berlin Film Festival in 2016. He has worked in professional theatre since 1992 enjoying success in both the commercial and subsidised sectors and is currently on the board of the Society of London Theatres. As Executive Producer of London’s Donmar Warehouse (2006 -11) and co founder of Michael Grandage Company (2001-2016) he was involved in over 50 productions which won numerous awards including Tony, Drama Desk, Olivier, Evening Standard, Critics' Circle and South Bank Awards.