STEVE EDDY is an independent producer and studio executive with extensive experience in the entertainment and media industry. He is currently the Head of Production for Tornante Television, an independent television and media studio founded by Michael Eisner. In addition, Steve serves as the Consulting Head of Production for Footprint Features and works as an independent producer.
Steve began his career as a production assistant at the age of 18 on the feature film HERE ON EARTH that was shooting in his home state of Minnesota. He completed his BA in Visual Media Arts from Emerson College before moving to Los Angeles where he continued working in the production department for studio feature films and network television programs. In 2008, Steve became the Vice President of Physical Production at Summit Entertainment. During his time at Summit he was integral in the company’s transformation to a mini-major studio, and was part of a team that oversaw 14 movies and more than $500M in production spending. Projects overseen included A BETTER LIFE (Dir. Chris Weitz), KNOWING (Dir. Alex Proyas), REMEMBER ME (Dir. Allen Coulter), RED (Dir. Robert Schwentke) LETTERS TO JULIET (Dir. Gary Winick) and THE TWILIGHT SAGA films.
In his current role at Tornante TV, Steve is a key member of a small creative group that develop and produce scripted, unscripted and new media projects. Focusing on new business models and always putting the story and creative first, Tornante TV is one of the last true independent television studios.
At Footprint Features, Steve has Executive Produced Footprint’s WHEN WE FIRST MET (Dir. Ari Sandel) and SHIMMER LAKE (Dir. Oren Uziel,) both sold to Netflix for worldwide distribution. He also served as the production executive for the film ABOUT ALEX (Dir. Jesse Zwick) that premiered at the TriBeCa Film Festival in 2014 and was distributed worldwide.
As an independent producer, Steve develops his own projects and provides oversight on script development, production planning, and project delivery.
Steve currently resides in Los Angeles with his family.