Eric D. Upshur | Producer
Within the finance industry, Eric Upshur has amassed a successful track record of career accomplishments, which encompasses positions as an Executive Vice President, Senior Vice President, Regional Product Manager and Division Sales Manager.
His work in the financial realm allowed him to cultivate relationships with high-level directors and producers in the entertainment industry. These relationships rekindled his passion for film and television production, which led to his ascent into producing. Eventually, Eric’s path intersected with actor/producer Martin Lawrence which led to Eric joining the executive producing team to develop and executive produce one of Lawrence’s cable television comedies, Love That Girl, TV One’s first number one comedy.
Eric is an active member of the Producer’s Guild of America and has been responsible for all levels of executive producing for independent production companies. He excels in deal structuring, team management, assessment of project profitability, securing talent and brand integration for optimum project marketability, all with a keen understanding of budgetary goals. His ability to move projects from concept to completion has been a key component in his long-term success.
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