Glen Reynolds founded Circus Road Films in 2006 to provide strategic advisory services to filmmakers, with an emphasis on the sales of completed motion pictures to North American distributors. Circus Road guides filmmakers through the festival and distribution process and to negotiate licensing agreements on their behalf. In its first ten years, Circus Road has participated in the sales of over 700 narrative and documentary feature films with many films premiering at Sundance, Slamdance, SXSW, Tribeca, LAFF, Toronto and many other prominent festivals. Distributors of our films include Fox, Sony, Universal, Lions Gate, Magnolia, IFC, Oscilloscope, Drafthouse, Image, Anchor Bay, HBO, Showtime, Starz, Lifetime, ESPN and Syfy. Recently, Glen also founded Media Circus with Adam Bowman to provide publicity, social media and marketing services for independent filmmakers.
Glen has also produced 17 films to date while serving as an executive for 3 companies over a 20-year period, including Conversations with Other Women (Telluride Film Festival) with Aaron Eckhart, Helena Bonham Carter and Olivia Wilde and Night Train with Danny Glover and Steve Zahn. Currently in post-production is Frat Pack with Hanna Mae Lee, Beverly D’Angelo and Danny Trejo. Glen has produced several films were produced with Ram Bergman (Star Wars VIII and IX, Looper, Don John).
Notable films for which Circus Road provided its services include Sex, Death and Bowling with Selma Blair, Drea de Mateo and Adrian Grenier; Absentia directed by Mike Flanagan (Oculus); Newlyweeds (Sundance Film Festival); It’s a Disaster with America Ferrera and David Cross; Graceland (Tribeca Film Festival); On the Inside with Olivia Wilde; Scary or Die with Corbin Blue; Blood and Bone with Michael Jai White; Special (Sundance Film Festival) with Michael Rappaport; Older Than America (SXSW) with Bradley Cooper; The Presence with Mira Sorvino; Passenger Side (Toronto Film Festival) with Adam Scott; Pop Skull (AFI Festival) directed by Adam Wingard (You’re Next); The Go-Getter (Sundance Film Festival) with Zoe Deschannel; and August Evening (Los Angeles Film Festival) which won an Independent Spirit Award.
Circus Road also consults producers of documentaries and television content. Such projects include I Am Thor (Slamdance Film Festival); Rivalry: Red vs. Blue (ESPN); Nightmares in Red, White & Blue (Warner Bros); I Am Comic (Slamdance Film Festival) with Sarah Silverman, Louis CK and Tim Allen; Fambul Tok (SXSW); Living in Emergency (Venice Film Festival); The Gits (Seattle Film Festival); the cable TV series MVP (ABC Television); and the reality TV series Full Throttle Saloon (Tru TV) on behalf of Arnold Rifkin (Live Free or Die Hard).
Prior to founding Circus Road Films, Glen was President of Fabrication Films from 2004 to 2006. Fabrication Films acquired and produced over twenty films for domestic distribution and international sales. Fabrication acquired or produced several films including Conversations with Other Women; The Circle with Angela Bettis; Her Name is Carla with Julianne Nicholson and Julian Sands; The Last Dispatch and La Tropical, both music documentaries; Zombie Honeymoon, a 2005 Slamdance favorite; The Californians with Noah Wyle; 10th and Wolf with Giovanni Ribisi; The Game of Their Lives with Gerard Butler; The Dark Hours, (Dead by Dawn Festival); The Roost, (SXSW); The Virgin of Juarez, with Minnie Driver; Keep Your Distance with Gil Bellows; and The Second Front with Ron Perlman.
Before Fabrication Films, Glen served as Head of Acquisition, Production & Business Affairs for Curb Entertainment for eight years. The films produced include Oxygen (HBO) directed by Richard Shepard (The Matador, Girls) with Adrian Brody; Mexico City (Miramax) with Robert Patrick and directed by Richard Shepard; Kill Me Later (Lion’s Gate) with Selma Blair; The Proposal (Miramax) with Jennifer Esposito; Family Tree (Warner) with Robert Forster; Out of Line (First Look) with Jennifer Beals; Water’s Edge (Lion’s Gate) with Nathan Fillion and written by Craig Brewer (Hustle & Flow); Pressure (Blockbuster) with Kerr Smith and written by Craig Brewer; Tough Luck (Blockbuster) with Armand Assante; and Drop Dead Sexy (Lions Gate) with Jason Lee and Crispin Glover.
During the same period, Curb acquired over 100 independent feature films including Sunday, the Sundance Film Festival Jury Award winner in 1997; Deja Vu, a Henry Jaglom film with Vanessa Redgrave; Coastlines, a Victor Nunez film with Timothy Olyphant and Josh Lucas; Merci Docteur Rey, a Merchant/Ivory production with Vanessa Redgrave; Dummy with Adrien Brody and Mila Jovovich; A Good Baby with David Strathairn; Ring of Fire with Keifer Sutherland; Little Boy Blue with Ryan Phillipe; Wendigo with Patricia Clarkson; 100 Mile Rule with Maria Bello; Nailed with Harvey Keitel; Just Write with Jeremy Piven; Happy Hour with Anthony LaPaglia; Bug with Brian Cox and Jaime Kennedy; Almost Salinas with Virginia Madsen; The Doe Boy with James Duval; Wedding Bell Blues with Illeana Douglas; Plan B with Jon Cryer; In Quiet Night with Julian McMahon; Nice Guys Sleep Alone with Vanessa Marcil; Blue Moon with Ben Gazzarra; and A Fish in the Bathtub with Mark Ruffalo.
Glen holds a JD from the University of Texas at Austin, a BA in English from New York University and is a graduate of the Neighborhood Playhouse in New York.
Name: Glen Reynolds
Lives in: Studio City, Los Angeles County, California
Occupation: Business Development/sales, Producer and Producer of Marketing & Distribution