Jennifer Todd

Jennifer Todd (born October 3, 1969) is an American film producer. She has served as President of Film at the Mark Gordon Company and President of Pearl Street Films, the production company of actors Ben Affleck and Matt Damon.[1] As of June 2018 Jennifer has had a first look deal with Amblin/Dreamworks for her company Jennifer Todd Pictures.[2]

Jennifer Todd
Born (1969-10-03) October 3, 1969 (age 50)
OccupationFilm producer
Years active1995–present
TitlePresident of Pearl Street Films
Partner(s)Chris Messina

Life and careerEdit

Todd was born in Los Angeles, California. Her credits include the three Austin Powers films, Boiler Room, Prime, Must Love Dogs, and Memento, for which she won an Independent Spirit Award for producing. Jennifer has produced alongside her sister, Suzanne Todd, also a producer. She produces the Showtime series "City on a Hill" starring Kevin Bacon and Aldis Hodge which starts its second season in 2020. She also produced "The Way Back" for WB starring Ben Affleck that will be released in 2020.

Todd also produced Across the Universe, starring Evan Rachel Wood and Jim Sturgess and directed by Julie Taymor, as well as The Accidental Husband, directed by Griffin Dunne, starring Uma Thurman, Colin Firth, and Jeffrey Dean Morgan. She produced (with Richard D. Zanuck) the 2010 film Alice in Wonderland, starring Helena Bonham Carter, Anne Hathaway, Mia Wasikowska and Johnny Depp and directed by Tim Burton.[3]

Todd is a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, as well as the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. In 2018 she was elected to the Board of Governors as a Governor for the Producers Branch.

She co-produced the 89th and 90th Academy Awards with Michael De Luca. She was nominated for an Emmy for producing both shows.


Todd was nominated for an Emmy for producing the HBO film If These Walls Could Talk 2, and won the Lucy Award from Women in Film for the project as well.

Awards and nominations for films she produced or co-producedEdit

If These Walls Could Talk 2, cast and creators awarded the Women in Film Lucy Award in recognition of excellence and innovation in a creative work that have enhanced the perception of women through the medium of television.[4]

Memento, nominated for two Academy Awards in 2002; won three Independent Spirit Awards including Best Feature.[5]

Across the Universe, nominated for a 2008 Academy Award (Best Costume Design); nominated for a Golden Globe (Best Picture, Musical/Comedy)


Todd has two children with her partner, actor Chris Messina .[6]


All films, she was producer unless otherwise noted.


Year Film Credit
1995 Now and Then Executive producer
1997 Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery
1999 Idle Hands
Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me
2000 Boiler Room
2002 Austin Powers in Goldmember
2005 Must Love Dogs
2006 Zoom
2007 Across the Universe
2008 The Accidental Husband
2010 The Romantics
Alice in Wonderland
2012 Celeste and Jesse Forever
2013 The To Do List
2014 Learning to Drive Executive producer
2016 Alice Through the Looking Glass
Jason Bourne Executive producer
Live by Night
2020 The Way Back
Witness for the Prosecution
Miscellaneous crew
Year Film Notes
1988 Lucky Stiff Assistant to director
1989 Lethal Weapon 2 Assistant: Joel Silver
1990 Die Hard 2
The Adventures of Ford Fairlane
Year Film Notes
2010 Monogamy Special thanks
2014 Alex of Venice


Year Title Credit Notes
2000 If These Walls Could Talk 2 Executive producer Television film
2015 Project Greenlight Executive producer Documentary
The Leisure Class Executive producer Television film
2016−17 Incorporated Executive producer
2017 89th Academy Awards Television special
2018 90th Academy Awards Television special
2019 City on a Hill
Miscellaneous crew
Year Title Notes
1989−92 Tales from the Crypt Assistant: Joel Silver


  1. ^ "Jennifer Todd Named President of Ben Affleck and Matt Damon's Production Co". The Hollywood Reporter. November 17, 2011. Retrieved August 29, 2012.
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  3. ^ "Alice in Wonderland". March 5, 2010 – via IMDb.
  4. ^ "Past Recipients". Archived from the original on August 20, 2011. Retrieved August 29, 2012.
  5. ^ "Memento". May 25, 2001 – via IMDb.
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