Jason Blum, founder of Blumhouse Productions, is a two-time Academy Award-nominated and two-time Emmy and Peabody Award-winning producer. His multi-media company is known for pioneering a new model of studio filmmaking: producing high-quality micro-budget films. His films include the highly-profitable franchises Insidious, The Purge, Sinister and Paranormal Activity, as well as Best Picture Academy Award nominees Whiplash and Get Out. His indie TV studio's productions include Sharp Objects for HBO, The Purge TV series for USA Network and a limited series for Showtime on former Fox News Chief, Roger Ailes. Blum is a member of the Sundance Institute’s Director’s Advisory Group and serves on the Board of the Public Theater in New York and the Board of Trustees for Vassar College.
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