GARY MICHAEL WALTERS

Gary Michael Walters is the Chief Executive Officer of Walters Media Group, a multimedia company active in the development of studio-caliber film and television projects; independent film financing and production; and strategic consulting to high-net-worth investors and media companies. His first film under his new banner is Classified starring Aaron Eckhart, Tim Roth and Abigail Breslin.
Walters previously was Chief Executive Officer of Bold Films, which he co-founded in 2004. He produced or executive produced all of Bold Films’ film and TV projects during his 20-year run.
Walters’ canon at Bold Films includes such influential films as the Oscar-winning Damien Chazelle movie Whiplash starring Miles Teller and JK Simmons, the Oscar-nominated Nightcrawler starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Riz Ahmed, directed by Dan Gilroy; and the Cannes-winning and Oscar-nominated Drive starring Ryan Gosling, Carey Mulligan, Bryan Cranston, Oscar Isaac, and Albert Brooks. Commercial successes included action thriller No Escape starring Owen Wilson and Pierce Brosnan, and Sony’s apocalyptic horror feature Legion with Paul Bettany and Dennis Quaid. Most recently, Walters was Emmy-nominated for HBO’s Oslo and produced Netflix’s The Guilty starring Jake Gyllenhaal, directed by Antoine Fuqua.
Walters is a graduate of Princeton University and a cum laude graduate of Fordham Law School. He remains an active member of the State Bar of California.