Spotlight On: Brian Grazer and Discovering One's Strengths

Updated: Mar 18


In this video, Producer Brain Grazer talks about his dyslexia and shares other stories like how he found out swimming could get him out of first period in school, (which led to him becoming a better than average swimmer.) He also mentions how being cut from the football team was one of the most humiliating experiences in his life, and that is what inspired him to write and direct the movie Friday Night Lights.

Brian Grazer founded Imagine Entertainment with director Ron Howard in 1986, and together their movies have grossed $13 billion and been nominated for 43 Academy Awards and 131 Emmys. Their productions include the film A Beautiful Mind which won the 2007 Academy Award for Best Picture.


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