Brunson Green (born November 1967) is a film producer and president of Harbinger Pictures, an American feature film production company based in Los Angeles. On January 24, 2012, he was nominated for an Academy Award for the movie The Help.[1]

Brunson Green
BornNovember 1967 (age 52)
Known for

Early lifeEdit

Brunson grew up in Jackson, Mississippi and was a childhood friend of Tate Taylor.[2] He attended Jackson Academy and graduated from Trinity University with a degree in economics.[3][4]


Green is producer of the short films Stick Up, Slappy the Clown, Auto Motives, and Chicken Party. He is the co-producer of the film Fool's Gold. Green is the producer of the films The Journeyman, Pretty Ugly People, and The Help. He is the associate producer of the film I Wannabe.

Personal lifeEdit

As of June 2014, he was in a relationship with retired NBA player Jason Collins.[5][6]


Film creditsEdit

Year Film Credit Notes
1997 Stick Up Producer Short film
1998 Fool's Gold Co-producer
1999 Slappy the Clown Producer Short film
2000 Auto Motives
2001 The Journeyman
2003 Chicken Party Short film directed by Tate Taylor.
2005 I Wannabe Associate producer
2008 Pretty Ugly People Producer Comedy drama film written and directed by Tate Taylor.
2011 The Help

Awards and nominationsEdit

Year Award Category Work Result ref
2012 Academy Award Best Picture The Help Nominated [1]


  1. ^ a b "Oscar Nominations 2012: Full List". ABC News. ABC. Retrieved December 5, 2015.
  2. ^ "Interview: Producer Brunson Green on the Amazing (and Unlikely) Journey of "The Help" from Book to the Big Screen". The Moveable Fest. August 2011. Retrieved July 3, 2014.
  3. ^ Parker, Donna. "And The Winner Is…". Trinity University. Retrieved July 3, 2014.
  4. ^ Jackson, Robyn (September 7, 2011). "How Brunson Green 'Helped'". Jackson Free Press. Retrieved July 3, 2014.
  5. ^ Galanes, Philip (June 27, 2014). "Speak Your Own Truth, on Your Own Terms". The New York Times. The New York Times Company. Retrieved December 5, 2015.
  6. ^ Ginsberg, Merle; Baum, Gary (January 23, 2014). "Jason Collins Is Dating 'The Help' Producer Brunson Green". The Hollywood Reporter. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved December 5, 2015.

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