Jarrod Murray grew up in small-town Alabama, and attended the University of Southern Mississippi. After saving up money working in construction, he paid his dues interning in New York before finally making the cross-country trek to LA for grad school at the American Film Institute's producing program. From there, he worked his way up to creative executive for agent-turned-producer Marty Adelstein, where he worked on PRISON BREAK and found the screenplay for HANNA during his tenure. In 2008, he left to run development at PCH Films, but in 2011, decided to strike out on his own as a producer, setting up the David Morrell novel Brotherhood of the Rose at Gold Circle Films and selling Dennis Tafoya's book The Wolves of Fairmount Park to RCR Pictures. One-on-one collaboration with writers still called to him though, and he soon segued into literary management.
In 2012, he met Allard Cantor, and EPICENTER was born. Beginning with a handful of talented and diverse clients, Epicenter has expanded dramatically over its five years of existence, in particular specializing in breaking new talent and honing raw, talented voices. With multiple writers staffed on network, online, and broadcast cable platforms (including APB, ONCE UPON A TIME, NASHVILLE, and THE STRAIN, among others) and clients who have sold projects to CW, CBS, USA. Fox, ABC Family, Amazon, Fremantle, Netflix, and Nickelodeon, Epicenter is proud to be a premiere home of excellent character-and-voice-driven material for all genres and audiences Jarrod and Allard are also executive producing A LETTER FROM ROSEMARY KENNEDY with Anonymous Content (SPOTLIGHT, THE REVENANT), to which Emma Stone is attached to star and Sam Gold attached to direct.