Sarah Schechter, along with Greg Berlanti, produces projects for both television and film. She serves as executive producer on the Warner Bros. and DC Comics superhero shows ARROW, THE FLASH, SUPERGIRL, DC’S LEGENDS OF TOMORROW, BLACK LIGHTNING, “Titans” and “Doom Patrol,” as well as THE RED LINE, on the Network, RIVERDALE, “Blindspot” and “Chilling Adventures of Sabrina,” ALL AMERICAN and “You.” In addition, she produced Joe Wright’s feature film “Pan,” as well as several upcoming features.
Before joining Berlanti Productions, Schechter spent nine years at Warner Bros. Pictures serving as Senior Vice President of Production. During her tenure, she oversaw myriad films including Spike Jonze’s “Her” and Clint Eastwood’s “Gran Torino.” Other projects include “Dark Shadows,” “Invictus,” “J. Edgar,” “Life as We Know It” (directed by Berlanti), “I Am Legend” and “300: Rise of an Empire.”
Schechter joined Warner Bros. as a creative executive in 2005, ascended to vice president in 2007 and then senior vice president in 2009.
Prior to joining Warner Bros., Schechter was an executive at Barry Mendel Productions at Universal Pictures. While there, she oversaw “The Life Aquatic With Steve Zissou” and worked on “Munich” and “The Royal Tenenbaums,” among others. She began her career working for Academy Award-winning filmmaker Barbara Kopple.
Schechter graduated with honors with a degree in film theory from the University of California at Santa Cruz.
Follow her on Twitter @sarahsowitty.