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CAH Alumnus Justin Bursch to hold Production Workshop for Film Students at CWU


Justin Bursch

Producer & Senior VP of Production for Film at Entertainment One  

2001 CWU Alumnus



Justin Bursch is a film producer and current Senior Vice President of Production for Film at Entertainment One (eOne), a Hasbro company.  He has produced or been the studio executive on more than 40 Hollywood movies and television series in his career. From the creative process through delivery, he helps navigate the balance between creative and budgets, cashflow schedules, production timelines, schedules, production plans, tax credit analysis and financial structures. Bursch oversees all physical production elements for eOne which also include all the Hasbro IP.


Bursch also handles all union collective bargaining agreements and term agreements, state and local government liaisons, talent representatives as well as talent relationships on-the-ground, while at the same time handling all the hiring, production logistics, delivery requirements to the worldwide territories, and overseeing all financial spending. Bursch has produced movies with both amazing filmmakers such as Antoine Fuqua, Alex Aja, Ted Melfi and stars known around the world such as Jake Gyllenhaal, Anne Hathaway, Amy Schumer, Michelle Williams, Willem DaFoe, Melissa McCarthy, Kevin Kline, Jason Sudiekis, Mark Wahlberg, Chris Pine, Hugh Grant, Regé-Jean Page, Michelle Rodriguez, Cuba Gooding Jr., Ashley Judd, Matt Dillon, Samuel L. Jackson, Luke Wilson and a handful of other great talent.


With his extensive production experience as well as being a bondable producer with Film Finance Inc., as well as producing movies for top studios, production companies, sales companies, distributors and other producers like; Paramount Pictures, Voltage Pictures, Wonderland Sound & Vision, FilmNation, Universal, Sony, Fox Home Entertainment and others he has established himself as a go-to sou-to-nuts producer and executive. He is also a member of the Directors Guild of America (DGA).


Before Hollywood, Bursch grew up in Spokane, WA and was a full-scholarship award recipient in both football and basketball. He holds a B.S. in Business Administration with a specialization in Marketing from Central Washington University where he was also a 4-year letterman on the men’s basketball team and played in the NCAA Division 2 National Basketball Tournament all four years while being the team’s captain his junior and senior year and graduating in 2001. Upon graduation he packed his car with all his belongings and moved to Hollywood to chase the dream of making movies. 

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