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Adam Kolbrenner

Co-Founder Madhouse Entertainment

Adam Kolbrenner is co-founder of Madhouse Entertainment, a literary management and production company based in Century City, CA.

Since its inception, Madhouse Entertainment has built its reputation on developing and producing the highest quality of writers and projects for both feature film and television.

Most recently, Madhouse produced the feature film PRISONERS for Warner Brothers and Alcon Entertainment starring Hugh Jackman and Jake Gyllenhaal, among others; Denis Villeneuve (Sicario) directed. The National Board of Review named it Best Ensemble film of 2013 and it was nominated for an Academy Award for best cinematography from Roger Deakins.  The film was written by Madhouse client AARON GUZIKOWSKI.

Additional Madhouse produced credits include; THE BOUNTY HUNTER, FIRST SNOW, MURDER OF A CAT, BLOOD CREEK, and DEAD FALL. 

Projects currently in development for Madhouse to produce include;  GLIMMER at Dreamworks with Ringan Ledwidge set to direct.  ROME SWEET ROME at Warner Bros with Gianni Nunnari producing.  BERMUDA TRIANGLE at Warner Bros with Chuck Roven.  BLACK BOX at Universal Pictures with Scott Stuber.  THE DAY THE CRAYONS QUIT for Universal Animation based on the New York Times Bestseller.

On the television front, Madhouse produced four seasons of the award-winning comedy CALL ME FITZ for HBO Canada and DirecTV, and they are currently in pre-production on their limited series EVEREST for Fox. This past season, they set up various broadcast and cable shows including UNTITLED FELICITY HUFFMAN project for ABC with Carol Mendelsohn (CSI) writing, Michael Dinner (JUSTIFIED) directing and producing, with Felicity Huffman starring and producing. They are also producing the comedy THE YEAR OF YES for NBC with Peter Traugott.  Madhouse also has THE ARK at SyFy Channel with Robert Zemeckis directing.

On the management side, Madhouse represents some of the most sought after creators in the industry including;  Justin Marks who wrote Disney's upcoming JUNGLE BOOK that Jon Favreau directed as well as TOP GUN 2 for Paramount.  Jason Smilovic, who wrote ARMS & THE DUDES for Warner Brothers which is directed by Todd Phillips with Miles Teller and Jonah Hill starring; Jeffrey Lieber (co-Creator of LOST), Aaron Guzikowski (PRISONERS, THE RED ROAD, CONTRABAND), David Guggenheim (SAFEHOUSE), David Kajganich (TRUE STORY, A BIGGER SPLASH), Nick Schenk (THE JUDGE, GRAN TORINO), Lauren Iungerich (AWKWARD) among so many others.