Will Packer (born April 11, 1974) is an American film producer.He is the founder of Will Packer Productions and Will Packer Media.. Packer has been included in several high-profile lists, including The Hollywood Reporter's "40(ish) Most Powerful People in Comedy, GIANT magazine's "The GIANT 100", Jet magazine's "Who's Hot To Watch in 2008" and Black Enterprise ' s "Most Powerful Players Under 40."
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William Packer was born and raised in St. Petersburg, Florida. He graduated from St. Petersburg High School in 1991 and began attending Florida A&M University that fall. In 1996, Packer graduated magna cum laude from FAMU with a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering.
It was at FAMU that he started filmmaking with colleague and future business partner Rob Hardy while participating in an internship with veteran producer Warrington Hudlin. In 1994, Packer and Hardy produced their first film, Chocolate City, for $20,000 and Packer helped broker a small distribution deal with Blockbuster video. After graduating, Packer and Hardy moved to Atlanta, Georgia and co-founded Rainforest Films. Packer produced and oversaw the company'...
Will Packer Productions
In 2013, and while still producing for Rainforest Films, Packer launched Will Packer Productions. In July 2013, he signed a two-year deal with Universal Television to develop new projects for the studio. Later that year, he signed a three-year deal with Universal Pictures. During the dissolution of Rainforest Films in June 2014, it was announced that the last Packer-produced film that would appear under the Rainforest Film's banner would be February 2014's About L...
1. Chocolate City(1994) (producer) 2. Trois(2000) (writer, producer) 3. Trois 2: Pandora's Box(2002) (story writer, producer) 4. Motives(2004) (producer) 5. Trois: The Escort(2004) (executive producer) 6. The Gospel(2005) (producer) 7. The Gospel Live(2005) (executive producer) 8. Puff, Puff, Pass(2006) (producer) 9. Stomp the Yard(2007) (producer) 10. Motives 2(2007) (producer) 11. This Christmas(2007) (producer) 12. Three Can Play That Game(2008) (producer) 13. Obsessed(2009) (producer) 14....
1. Truth Be Told(2015) 2. Roots (2016)(executive producer) 3. Uncle Buck(2016) 4. Being Mary Jane (2016)(executive producer) 5. The Quad (2017)(executive producer) 6. Buckhead(TBA)
Packer is a member of the Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity (inducted into the Beta Nu Chapter at FAMU). Packer married his first wife Nina (former general manager of Bryant Management, the artist management firm for Lil' Wayne and his YMCMB label) in July 2001 and they have two daughters and a son together. They were divorced in February 2009. Packer proposed to his fiancé Heather Hayslett live on stage at the 2013 Essence Music Festival.They were married on Friday, August 28, 2015 in Georgia.
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Dec 18, 2017 · Will Packer is an American filmmaker and Producer & Creator of Will Packer Productions. In 1994 Packer and Hardy produced their very first movie Chocolate City. The movie did comparatively well and earned them a little distribution deal.
William Packer Wiki Biography Producer Will Packer has established himself as one of Hollywood's blockbuster hit makers with seven of his films opening number one at the box office. In 2013, Packer signed first-look production deals with Universal Pictures and Universal Television.
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William Packer is an American film producer.With partner Rob Hardy, he founded production company Rainforest Films in 1994.
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