Brad Furman is an American film and music video director, producer, and writer.[1]

Brad Furman
United States
OccupationFilm director, producer, writer

Furman grew up in Lafayette Hill, Pennsylvania, attended Friends' Central School, and went on to study at New York University (NYU) where he earned a BFA in film and TV from the Tisch School of the Arts. He also played Division III basketball for NYU.[2]

Furman directed The Lincoln Lawyer, which starred Matthew McConaughey and was released in 2011.[3] His next feature film was Runner Runner, which starred Justin Timberlake and Ben Affleck. Furman also directed the music video for "What Do You Mean?" by the singer Justin Bieber in 2015.[4]

In 2016, Furman directed Bryan Cranston in The Infiltrator. The film is based on the autobiography of the same name by Robert Mazur, a U.S. Customs special agent, who in the 1980s helped bust Pablo Escobar's money-laundering organization by going undercover as a corrupt businessman.

Furman has never seen the film, The Godfather Part 2.[5]



  1. ^ "The New York Times". The New York Times. Retrieved February 18, 2012.
  2. ^ "The guy who directed Bryan Cranston's new movie is a Philly sports nut". Billy Penn. Retrieved May 13, 2018.
  3. ^ "The Lincoln Lawyer Review". March 23, 2010. Retrieved March 28, 2011.
  4. ^ "Justin Bieber's 'What Do You Mean?' Video: See a Behind-the-Scenes Clip". Billboard. Retrieved May 13, 2018.
  5. ^ ""Billions" And "Rounders" Writer Brian Koppelman Shared Hollywood Secrets About The Filmmaking Process And They Are Insane (And Shared Some Inspiration Too)". Barstool Sports. Retrieved December 31, 2019.

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