Executive Producer of “Riverdale,” “Supergirl,” “Arrow,” “The Flash” and
“DC’s Legends of Tomorrow”
Sarah Schechter, along with Greg Berlanti, produces both television and film. She serves as executive producer on The CW, Warner Bros. and DC Comics superhero shows “Arrow,” “The Flash,” “Supergirl” and “DC’s Legends of Tomorrow,” as well as “Riverdale.” She is also an executive producer on the series “Blindspot.” On the film side, she produced Joe Wright’s feature film “Pan” as well as several upcoming features.
Schechter began her career working for Academy Award-winning filmmaker Barbara Kopple and graduated with honors with a degree in film theory from the University of California, Santa Cruz. Before joining Berlanti Productions, Schechter spent nine years at Warner Bros. Pictures serving as Senior Vice President of Production. During her tenure at Warner Bros., she oversaw a myriad of films, including Spike Jonze’s “Her” and Clint Eastwood’s “Gran Torino.” Other projects include Tim Burton’s “Dark Shadows,” “Invictus,” “J. Edgar,” “Life as We Know It” (directed by Berlanti), “I Am Legend” and “300: Rise of an Empire.”
Schechter joined Warner Bros. as a creative executive in 2005, ascended to vice president in 2007 and then Senior Vice President in 2009. Prior to joining Warner Bros., Schechter was an executive at Barry Mendel Productions at Universal Pictures for several years. While at Barry Mendel Productions, she oversaw “The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou” and worked on “Munich” and “The Royal Tenenbaums,” among others.
Schechter currently resides in Los Angeles.