Tim Perell, Program Director
Tim Perell is president of Process Media, a New York-based production company. Perell has produced over 25 feature films. Credits include: John Cameron Mitchell’s Cannes sensation Shortbus, Last Chance Harvey starring Dustin Hoffman and Emma Thompson, Bobcat Goldthwait’s World’s Greatest Dad starring Robin Williams, five films with director Bart Freundlich including Trust the Man starring David Duchovny, Julianne Moore, Billy Crudup and Eva Mendes and Wolves starring Michael Shannon and Carla Gugino. Other films: Ordinary World developed with and starring Billie Joe Armstrong (he also wrote 4 original songs), Dennis Iliadis’ genre-bending and controversial +1 and The Love Punch starring Pierce Brosnan and Emma Thompson.
Process Media also produces short-form digital and branded content for a wide range of brands and platforms. Some notable productions include a series of 5 films for Adidas and ESPN (directed by Bob Pulcini, Shari Berman and Marah Strauch), a short film for Audi starring Claire Danes, a 14 part docu series featuring athletes and social issues for The Player’s Tribune and a piece for the New Yorker Presents starring Paul Giammati. Process recently presented 5 films by 5 filmmakers (Terence Nance, Clea DuVall, Martha Stephens, Ian Cheney, Drew Christie) for Sundance TV. Process also works with a group of independent filmmakers to produce commercials.
Perell was one of Variety’s 10 Producer’s to Watch and the recipient of an Independent Spirit Award for Producing. Perell has been an adjunct professor of film at NYU and Feirstein Graduate School of Cinema and lectured to film students at schools such as Kenyon, Columbia and Brooklyn College. Perell has also served as a mentor at the Sundance Producer’s Lab. Perell is on the board of Project Renewal, an organization dedicated to addressing the issue of homelessness in NYC.
Perell has recently joined Johns Hopkins Faculty as Director of the graduate program in Film & Media.