What started out as a high school student film has developed into a career for Todd — in which he has supported his independent producing with 25 years experience by securing responsibility to gain invaluable knowledge of the production process enabling him to become a member of the Directors Guild of America and the Producers Guild of America through Studio and Independent features and TV including; 20th Fox: Die Hard 2, In the Line of Fire, The Osterman Weekend, Man With One Red Shoe, L.A. Law, Hooperman Paramount Pictures: Two Jakes, and Star Trek II-The Wrath of Kahn Warner Bros.: Lethal Weapon, Louis & Clark-The Adventures of Superman, Gabriel’s Fire HBO: Blind Justice Viacom: Sabrina: The Teenage Witch, Diagnosis Murder, Little Witches Columbia: I Dream of Jeannie 15 Years Later, T.J. Hooker, Hart to Hart, Fantasy Island.
Todd’s passion for entertainment lured him into forming Merrill Entertainment to develop and produce features, television and theatre entertainment and immediately produced a long running coast to coast parody theatre project, King Levine, directed by Joe Bologna. Continuing to develop projects created by Todd or in collaboration with a writer, producer, he has sold a Reality Show to a cable nework, UCOP, involving undercover police and a Reality Show, Debut, discovering talent & composers. He is currently in pre-production on a Romantic/Comedy feature, Detours, while developing for production; Take It to the Grave, Lemonade Wars, Chance of Clouds & That's Life. In TV, Todd has created a Family series, The Lost Lands of Oz, and a Comedy series, MIxed Nutz, while still developing other reality shows and drama.
Member (PGA) Producers Guild of America
Member (DGA) Directors Guild of America
Studied at the University of Southern California, USC