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Emmy Award Winning Film Maker

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 Jeffrey Schwarz Biography

Jeffrey Schwarz is an Emmy Award-winning producer and director known for an extensive body of non-fiction work. His latest feature documentary is The Fabulous Allan Carr, about the flamboyant producer of Grease and La Cage Aux Folles. It had its premiere at the 2017 Seattle International Film Festival, and is currently available on VOD. Tab Hunter Confidential, a biographical portrait of the 1950s screen heartthrob, debuted at the 2015 SXSW Film Festival and made its Netflix premiere the following year. I Am Divine, about the international drag superstar and John Waters’ leading lady, debuted at SXSW 2013 and premiered on Showtime. Schwarz's 2011 feature, the Emmy-winning HBO Documentary Films’ Vito, is about beloved gay activist and author of The Celluloid Closet, Vito Russo. It premiered at the 2011 New York Film Festival, and debuted on HBO in July, 2012. Vito was nominated for two 2013 News and Documentary Emmy Awards, including Outstanding Historical Programming, as well as a 2013 GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding Documentary. Previous documentaries include Wrangler: Anatomy of an Icon (2008), a portrait of adult film star Jack Wrangler, and Spine Tingler! The William Castle Story, about the legendary Hollywood showman. Spine Tingler! won the 2007 AFI Fest Documentary Audience Award, was released in 2009 by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, and aired on Turner Classic Movies.

Automat Pictures, Schwarz’s production company, was launched in 2000 and soon became one of the leading producers in the field of studio EPKs (electronic press kit), Blu-ray and DVD bonus features, creating content for over 100 major DVD and Blu-ray studio releases. Schwarz collaborated with a wide range of notable filmmakers including Martin Scorsese, David Lynch, Jonathan Demme, Ron Howard, Wes Craven, Michael Bay, Albert & Allen Hughes, Rob Reiner, Craig Zadan & Neil Meron, Joe Dante, Jon Favreau, Barry Sonnenfeld, Adam Shankman, Paul Verhoeven, John Carpenter, Chris Columbus, F. Gary Gray, Roger Corman, Roland Emmerich, Nora Ephron, Wim Wenders, Sidney Lumet, and the Coen Brothers.

Schwarz’s television productions include Starz's Sex and the Cinema, a look at sexuality on film; In the Gutter, a history of the gross-out movie; Hitchcocked!, a tribute to the artistry of Alfred Hitchcock; and Shooting the Police: Cops on Film. For IFC he produced Reservoir Dogs Revisited, a celebration of Quentin Tarantino's classic, and Still Swingin', a tribute to the indie classic Swingers. Schwarz also produced several episodes of HBO First Look.

Schwarz appeared in The Advocate’s “Out 100” in 2013, and was the recipient of the 2015 Frameline Award, which honors those who have made a major contribution to LGBT representation in film, television, or the media arts. Vito Russo was the first recipient in 1986, and other honorees include Divine, Rob Epstein, Christine Vachon, Fenton Bailey & Randy Barbato, Gregg Araki, Francois Ozon, Margaret Cho, George Takei, and Alan Cumming.

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  • “I Am Divine” Director Jeffrey Schwarz Explores the Life of the Iconic John Waters Muse

    The documentary I Am Divine made its world premiere at this year’s SXSW Film Festival and as the title suggests, it documents the life and times of the iconic Divine, the mother of all drag performers. Divine worshippers and newbies will be happy to know that this movie has all the crazy and outlandish antics expected from the late great performer, but it’s also surprisingly intimate,...

  • ‘Tab Hunter’ Director Jeffrey Schwarz Takes Frameline Film Fest Award

    On the opening weekend of Frameline 39, filmmaker Jeffrey Schwarz, whose filmography includes documentaries about both Russo ("Vito," 2011) and Divine ("I Am Divine," 2013), joined their ranks.

  • Five Questions with I Am Divine Director Jeffrey Schwarz

    Before there was RuPaul’s Drag Race, hell, before there was RuPaul, there was the divinely dangerous Divine, actor, singer, drag queen, provocateur extraordinaire. Willing to do not almost anything but anything on screen (including eating dog feces for Pink Flamingos, one of the many films he made with the legendary shocksploitation director, John Waters), all in the name of art. Starting its...

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Jeffrey Schwarz

Emmy Award Winning Film Maker

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Jeffrey Schwarz Biography

Jeffrey Schwarz is an Emmy Award-winning producer and director known for an extensive body of non-fiction work. His latest feature documentary is The Fabulous Allan Carr, about the flamboyant producer of Grease and La Cage Aux Folles. It had its premiere at the 2017 Seattle International Film Festival, and is currently available on VOD. Tab Hunter Confidential, a biographical portrait of the 1950s screen heartthrob, debuted at the 2015 SXSW Film Festival and made its Netflix premiere the following year. I Am Divine, about the international drag superstar and John Waters’ leading lady, debuted at SXSW 2013 and premiered on Showtime. Schwarz's 2011 feature, the Emmy-winning HBO Documentary Films’ Vito, is about beloved gay activist and author of The Celluloid Closet, Vito Russo. It premiered at the 2011 New York Film Festival, and debuted on HBO in July, 2012. Vito was nominated for two 2013 News and Documentary Emmy Awards, including Outstanding Historical Programming, as well as a 2013 GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding Documentary. Previous documentaries include Wrangler: Anatomy of an Icon (2008), a portrait of adult film star Jack Wrangler, and Spine Tingler! The William Castle Story, about the legendary Hollywood showman. Spine Tingler! won the 2007 AFI Fest Documentary Audience Award, was released in 2009 by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, and aired on Turner Classic Movies.

Automat Pictures, Schwarz’s production company, was launched in 2000 and soon became one of the leading producers in the field of studio EPKs (electronic press kit), Blu-ray and DVD bonus features, creating content for over 100 major DVD and Blu-ray studio releases. Schwarz collaborated with a wide range of notable filmmakers including Martin Scorsese, David Lynch, Jonathan Demme, Ron Howard, Wes Craven, Michael Bay, Albert & Allen Hughes, Rob Reiner, Craig Zadan & Neil Meron, Joe Dante, Jon Favreau, Barry Sonnenfeld, Adam Shankman, Paul Verhoeven, John Carpenter, Chris Columbus, F. Gary Gray, Roger Corman, Roland Emmerich, Nora Ephron, Wim Wenders, Sidney Lumet, and the Coen Brothers.

Schwarz’s television productions include Starz's Sex and the Cinema, a look at sexuality on film; In the Gutter, a history of the gross-out movie; Hitchcocked!, a tribute to the artistry of Alfred Hitchcock; and Shooting the Police: Cops on Film. For IFC he produced Reservoir Dogs Revisited, a celebration of Quentin Tarantino's classic, and Still Swingin', a tribute to the indie classic Swingers. Schwarz also produced several episodes of HBO First Look.

Schwarz appeared in The Advocate’s “Out 100” in 2013, and was the recipient of the 2015 Frameline Award, which honors those who have made a major contribution to LGBT representation in film, television, or the media arts. Vito Russo was the first recipient in 1986, and other honorees include Divine, Rob Epstein, Christine Vachon, Fenton Bailey & Randy Barbato, Gregg Araki, Francois Ozon, Margaret Cho, George Takei, and Alan Cumming.

Jeffrey Schwarz Videos

  • I AM DIVINE - Interview with producer / director Jeffrey Schwarz
  • Jeffrey Schwarz on VITO at I Am Divine LLGFF.
  • Pearl Snap Discount interview with Jeffrey Schwarz and his movie ...

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  • How to book Jeffrey Schwarz?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Jeffrey Schwarz for both live and virtual events for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Jeffrey Schwarz, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Jeffrey Schwarz or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Jeffrey Schwarz?

    Booking fees for Jeffrey Schwarz, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Jeffrey Schwarz, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Jeffrey Schwarz?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Jeffrey Schwarz for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Jeffrey Schwarz for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Jeffrey Schwarz or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Jeffrey Schwarz or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Jeffrey Schwarz is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Jeffrey Schwarz for your event is available upon request. Jeffrey Schwarz generally travels from Los Angeles, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Martin Scorsese, Lena Waithe, Lena Dunham, Lee Daniels and Rosie Perez. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Jeffrey Schwarz for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Jeffrey Schwarz Speaker Videos

  • I AM DIVINE - Interview with producer / director Jeffrey Schwarz
    Jeffrey Schwarz on VITO at I Am Divine LLGFF.
  • Pearl Snap Discount interview with Jeffrey Schwarz and his movie ...

Jeffrey Schwarz News

  • “I Am Divine” Director Jeffrey Schwarz Explores the Life of the Iconic John Waters Muse

    The documentary I Am Divine made its world premiere at this year’s SXSW Film Festival and as the title suggests, it documents the life and times of the iconic Divine, the mother of all drag performers. Divine worshippers and newbies will be happy to know that this movie has all the crazy and outlandish antics expected from the late great performer, but it’s also surprisingly intimate,...

  • ‘Tab Hunter’ Director Jeffrey Schwarz Takes Frameline Film Fest Award

    On the opening weekend of Frameline 39, filmmaker Jeffrey Schwarz, whose filmography includes documentaries about both Russo ("Vito," 2011) and Divine ("I Am Divine," 2013), joined their ranks.

  • Five Questions with I Am Divine Director Jeffrey Schwarz

    Before there was RuPaul’s Drag Race, hell, before there was RuPaul, there was the divinely dangerous Divine, actor, singer, drag queen, provocateur extraordinaire. Willing to do not almost anything but anything on screen (including eating dog feces for Pink Flamingos, one of the many films he made with the legendary shocksploitation director, John Waters), all in the name of art. Starting its...

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

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