Robert Ogden Barnum

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Executive Producer & Producer
e2b Capital

Robert Ogden Barnum is an award winning feature film producer whose most recent films include the 2013 Cannes Film Festival hit ALL IS LOST, starring Robert Redford, which is director JC Chandor’s follow up to MARGIN CALL, and the critically-acclaimed Sundance film AIN’T THEM BODIES SAINTS, starring Rooney Mara, Casey Affleck and Ben Foster, which was released this summer by IFC Films.

The Barnum-produced, Academy Award® nominated Sundance hit MARGIN CALL, starring Kevin Spacey, Jeremy Irons and Zachary Quinto, is considered the most successful “day-and-date” release of all time, grossing over $5M theatrically while simultaneously grossing over $5M on Video On Demand.

RobertOgdenBarnumgroupshotBarnum’s other films include John Hillcoat’s LAWLESS, starring Shia LaBeouf, Tom Hardy, Gary Oldman and Jessica Chastain, which premiered at the 2012 Cannes Film Festival and went on to gross over $40M at the US box office. He is currently in post-production on A CASE OF YOU, starring Justin Long, Evan Rachel Wood, Vince Vaughn, Sam Rockwell, Brendan Fraser and Sienna Miller.

Barnum has been actively involved in the film industry as an investor, distributor and producer for the last seven years.  He was founder and CEO of Anywhere Road, a boutique distribution and production company that theatrically released a diverse slate of critically acclaimed films such as the Sundance hit A VERY BRITISH GANGSTER, Fernando Meirelles’ ANTONIA, BLACK IRISH and THE OH IN OHIO.  Through Anywhere Road’s sister company, Das Films, Barnum was involved in the development of prestigious literary properties such as Christopher Buckley’s BOOMSDAY, Tom Robbins’ STILL LIFE WITH WOODPECKER and Hemingway’s A DANGEROUS SUMMER.  Barnum’s past producer credits include VERONIKA DECIDES TO DIE, PREMIUM, and THE ROMANTICS.

Barnum has served as an executive, overseeing operations and investment strategy of both Benaroya Pictures and Megan Ellison’s Annapurna Pictures, both major independent film financiers.  Through his existing financing relationships, agency and talent relationships and production knowledge, Barnum brings to the table a successful track record of producing creatively and commercially successful films that achieved profitability for its investors.

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