Teddy Schwarzman serves as President & CEO of Black Bear Pictures, a Los Angeles-based entertainment company focused on creating original and engaging content for film and television. A member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and the Producers Guild of America, Schwarzman also sits on the Board of Directors of Elevation Pictures, one of Canada’s leading film and television distributors. Schwarzman also serves on the Board of Directors of the Schwarzman Scholars graduate program based at Tsinghua University in Beijing, China, and on the Board of Visitors of Duke University School of Law. In addition, Schwarzman sits on the Leadership Committee of the antipiracy nonprofit, CreativeFuture, and is part of the Hammer Museum’s Hammer Circle. Schwarzman earned a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Pennsylvania, and a Juris Doctor (cum laude) from Duke University School of Law.