Led by acclaimed Hollywood producer Will Packer and Digital Media Executive Alix Baudin, in partnership with Discovery Communications and Universal Pictures, Will Packer Media is a first-of-its-kind production and branded content company, producing episodic scripted and unscripted series across television and digital platforms, compelling content for brand clients, and its own operated platforms. We connect to our audience with a credibility that has yielded unprecedented success. To date, Will Packer's films have earned more than $1 billion, with nine opening at number one at the box office, and 2017’s Girl’s Trip breaking box office records for an R rated comedy.

Production

Will Packer Films

Features

Being Mary Jane

BET

Roots

A&E, Lifetime, History

Uncle Buck

ABC

Truth Be Told

NBC

Black America

In Development

Brand Studio

Visa RushCard

#ChangePerspective

Showtime

#BackedByAxe

Under Armour

Natural Born Hitters

JCPenney

‘Twas the Flight Before Christmas

Oreo

Drone Dunk

Samsung / Milk Music

ADD52.com

Leadership

Will Packer

CEO

Alix Baudin

President, COO

Tricia Clarke-Stone

Head of WP Narrative_

Sheila Ducksworth

Head of Scripted Television

Jaime Primak Sullivan

Head of Digital Production

Kelly Smith

Head of Unscripted Television

News

VARIETY
Prolific producer Will Packer has set up a TV, digital and branded content production venture with Discovery Communications and Universal Pictures. As part of the deal, Will Packer Media will have a first-look programming pact with OWN, Oprah Winfrey’s joint venture with Discovery. Packer will serve as CEO, with Scripps Networks Interactive alum Alix Baudin signing on as President and Chief Operating Officer.
7.25.2017
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COMPLEX
In our new episode of Blueprint, Complex's Editor-in-Chief Noah Callahan-Bever links up with Packer to find out how he was able stay motivated in his early days. From his Atlanta estate, Packer shows Complex how he proved the bankability of people of color and helped launch the careers of Kevin Hart, Idris Elba, and more.
8.1.2017
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FORBES
The Will Packer-produced and Malcolm D. Lee-directed Girls Trip is at least the third movie centered on black women (or a black leading lady) to make over $100m domestic. In the last 25 years of video game movies, from Super Mario Bros. in 1993 to Assassin’s Creed in 2016, there have been just two $100 million+ domestic grossers.
9.12.2017
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VARIETY
Amazon is developing a drama series from Will Packer and Aaron McGruder that will deal with a post-slavery reparations America. The alt-history series will explore a world in which newly freed African Americans have secured the Southern states of Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama as reparations for slavery. The new nation, known as New Colonia, has a tumultuous relationship with the United States government.
8.1.1017
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