Jeffrey C. Sherman is a writer, producer, director and composer/lyricist for film and television.
Since attending U.C. Berkeley as an English major and graduating Magna Cum Laude from UCLA Film School, Jeff has written the features "The Soldier" and "Up the Creek." He wrote the features "Vine Street" and "Revenge of the Nerds III" for Interscope, "Summer Job" for Universal, "Teen Tour" for Paramount, "Respectable" for Norman Lear and Disney, "Rest Stop" for Hollywood Pictures, "The Late Robert Hampton" for Fildebroc (Paris), "Hot Deliveries" for ABC Motion Pictures, "Film School" for Rastar and many others. In television, Jeff created, produced and wrote one of the first Disney Channel series, "The Enchanted Musical Playhouse" which featured songs by his father and uncle, the Sherman Brothers. Jeff wrote the script and score for "The Steadfast Tin Soldier."
Jeff has produced and written on several network television series including ABC/Touchstone's "Boy Meets World" and "You Wish," UPN/Jim Henson's "Family Rules" and Buena Vista Partners' "Stick With Me, Kid." Jeff's television pilots include "Turner & Hooch," "The Secret Life of Girls," "Post Game," "Virtual Dad," "Family Tree" and the independently produced comedy "Katie Sullivan" starring Larisa Oleynik, Will Friedle, Alex Desert and Orson Bean.
Jeff wrote the "The Spike Girls" for the Disney Channel and his ABC Family films "Au Pair," "Au Pair II" and "Au Pair III" are among the highest rated programs to ever air on the network.
With his cousin, Jeff directed and produced the 2009 Walt Disney Pictures feature documentary, "the boys: the sherman brothers' story." The theatrical film chronicles the unparalleled career of the sibling songwriting team while taking an intimate look at the brothers' influences, differences and secret family rift.
The film premiered at the 2009 San Francisco International Film Festival and has been selected for several major international festivals in Glasgow (Scotland), DocEdge (New Zealand), Shaw Festival (Toronto), Newport Beach (USA), the Annecy International Animated Film Festival (France) the Animac Festival (Spain), the Melbourne International Film Festival (Australia) and the Biografilm Festival (Italy). "the boys" has screened at numerous Jewish film festivals including Los Angeles, San Diego, Ventura Country, Tucson, Las Vegas and St. Louis.
In 2010, "the boys" was chosen as the opening night screening at the first-ever Disney D23 Expo.
In 2011, Jeff produced, with John Landis, Traveling Light Partners' original hour comedy special "Wendy Liebman: Taller on TV." The hour special was picked up by Showtime and Image Entertainment for worldwide distribution.
Jeff lives in Los Angeles with his wife, comedian Wendy Liebman, and his two amazing sons, Alex and Ryan Sherman.