Donald P. Borchers

Donald P. Borchers is a film producer,[1] director, and screenwriter.[2]

Donald P. Borchers
OccupationProducer, screenwriter, film director
Years active1975–present


Donald P. Borchers is an American producer. Borchers was a production associate at Avco Embassy Pictures in the early 1980s.

An independent production deal with New World Pictures resulted in Children of the Corn (1984) and other films. Borchers founded Planet Productions Corp., and went on to produce Two Moon Junction (1988), Leprechaun 2 (1994), and others. He produced three films for Steven Spielberg's Amblin Playhouse television series and serves as an adjunct professor at the University of Southern California School of Cinema/Television.[3]


The moving image collection of Donald P. Borchers is held at the Academy Film Archive. The film collection at the Academy Film Archive is complemented by the Donald P. Borchers papers held at the Academy's Margaret Herrick Library.[4]


Film directorEdit

Year Film
1989 Grave Secrets
2001 Perfect Fit (2001 film)
2009 Children of the Corn


Year Film
1986 Vamp
1993 Jailbait
2009 Children of the Corn

Film producerEdit

Year Film
1981 Fear No Evil
1982 The Beastmaster
1983 Triumphs of a Man Called Horse
1984 Angel
1984 Children of the Corn
1984 Crimes of Passion
1985 Tuff Turf
1986 Vamp
1988 Two Moon Junction
1989 Far from Home
1991 Desire and Hell at Sunset Motel
1991 Highlander II: The Quickening
1991 Motorama
1992 Meatballs 4
1992 Samantha
1993 Doppelganger
1993 Jailbait
1994 Leprechaun 2
1994 Criminal Passion
1995 The Stranger
1995 The Demolitionist
1995 Voodoo
1995 Number One Fan
1996 Little Witches
1997 Moonbase
2009 The Tomb
2020 Children of the Corn

Television producerEdit

Year Film
1975-77 Beyond Our Control
1992 The Habitation of Dragons
1992 The Water Engine
1992 The Heart of Justice
1995 Tall, Dark and Deadly
2009 Children of the Corn

Other projectsEdit

From 1984 to 1996, Borchers served as an adjunct professor at the Peter Stark Producing Program, a Master of Fine Arts program in the USC School of Cinematic Arts teaching CIN 565, the budgeting and scheduling requisite class.[5] In 2016, Borchers started a YouTube channel.[6]


  1. ^ Maslin, Janet (February 1, 1985). "'TUFF TURF,' IN LOS ANGELES". The New York Times.
  2. ^ "Donald P. Borchers". The New York Times.
  3. ^ "Donald P. Borchers papers".
  4. ^ "Donald P. Borchers". Academy Film Archive.
  5. ^ "USC School of Cinema-Television". USC. Archived from the original on 2015-05-06. Retrieved 2017-04-07.
  6. ^ "Donald P. Borchers". YouTube.

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