President, WP Productions
Producer James F. Lopez, President of Will Packer Productions, is responsible for developing and overseeing production on all film projects through the company’s first-look deal with Universal Pictures. Mr. Lopez, whose films have grossed more than $830 million at the box office, produced the recently released “The Photograph” as well as “Little” and “What Men Want.” He was also the executive producer of the hit comedy “Girls Trip,” “Night School” and “Almost Christmas.”
Before joining Will Packer Productions, Mr. Lopez was Senior Vice President of Production at Screen Gems, a division of Sony Pictures Entertainment. During his tenure, Mr. Lopez oversaw some of the company’s top-grossing projects including “Think Like A Man,” “About Last Night,” “The Wedding Ringer” and “The Perfect Guy.” Earlier in his career Mr. Lopez was Senior Vice President of Marketing for Atlantic Records, where he was instrumental in developing and managing the marketing campaigns for several multi-platinum artists including the rapper T.I.