Dreambridge Films

Dreambridge Films is a New York based film development, production and financing company that create films that focus on innovative storytelling with premiere talent. Founded in 2008 by Todd J. Labarowski, the company has received attention and awards across the globe premiering at Cannes, Sundance, Toronto, Berlin, Venice, Tribeca, LA Film Festival, South By Southwest, Gotham Awards, Independent Spirit Awards, Golden Globe Awards and Academy Awards.

The Kids Are All Right

Labarowski produced the 2010 Sundance Film Festival darling The Kids Are All Right, directed by Lisa Cholodenko and starring Julianne Moore, Annette Bening, Mark Ruffalo, Mia Wasikowska and Josh Hutcherson. The film won a Teddy for ‘Best Feature Film’ in Berlin 2010 and premiered at the 2010 LA Film Festival. In addition to winning 33 awards and 101 nominations across the globe, the film garnered 4 Academy Award nominations, 2 Golden Globe wins, as well as 4 BAFTA and 5 Independent Spirit Award nominations, was the highest per screen opening of 2010 and grossed $30M worldwide.

Labarowski’s other releases include: 2012’s critically-acclaimed, Golden Globe, Gotham and Independent Spirit Award nominated Bernie (2011 LA Film Festival and 2012 SXSW) directed by Richard Linklater and starring Jack Black, Matthew McConaughey, and Shirley MacLaine and released by Millennium Entertainment; Goats (Sundance 2012) directed by Christopher Neil and starring David Duchovny, Vera Farmiga, and Ty Burrell (Modern Family), which released by Image Entertainment; Another Happy Day, winner of the 2012 Sundance Waldo Salt Screenwriting Award, which was directed by Sam Levinson and starred Ellen Barkin, Kate Bosworth, Thomas Haden Church, Ellen Burstyn, and Ezra Miller and released by Phase 4 Films; and The Romantics (2010 Sundance Film Festival) directed by Galt Niederhoffer and starring Katie Holmes, Elijah Wood, Anna Paquin, Malin Akerman, and Candice Bergen, which sold to Paramount.

Prince AvalancheIn 2012, Labarowski expanded Dreambridge Films and partnered with producers Brad and Melissa Coolidge {their short film “Death of a Pop Star” premiered at Glasgow, London (Raindance), Latvia (2Annas), Athens, Coney Island, and New York City Film Festival (Audience Award)}. The company then produced What Maisie Knew, which premiered at the 2012 Toronto International Film Festival, directed by Scott McGehee and David Siegel and starring Julianne Moore, Alexander Skarsgard, and Steve Coogan was released by Millennium Entertainment (listed in the top ten films to watch from 2013 by USA TODAY); Prince Avalanche, directed by David Gordon Green starring Paul Rudd and Emile Hirsch which premiered in Sundance 2013 and won the Berlin 2013 Silver Bear for Green was released by Magnolia Pictures; Joe, directed by David Gordon Green and starring Nicolas Cage, which premiered at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival was released by Lionsgate; The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby, directed by Ned Benson starring Jessica Chastain, James McAvoy, William Hurt, Viola Davis, and Bill Hader which premiered in Toronto 2013, Cannes 2014, and was released by The Weinstein Company in 2014; Manglehorn, directed by David Gordon Green and starring Al Pacino and Holly Hunter premiered in Venice 2014, Toronto 2014 and SXSW 2015, and was released by IFC Films in 2015. The company’s slate for 2016/2017 includes scripted television shows and feature films of various budgets ranging from independent to studio level productions. Labarowski has also been an active member of the Director’s Guild of America since 2000, and Dreambridge Films has contributed over the years to both Sundance and Film Independent.