Sonnenfeld, Barry: Producer-Director

Film director Barry Sonnenfeld is the producer of Disney's romantic comedy-musical, “Enchnated.” Sonnenfeld had found commercial and artistic success with such films as The Addams Family, Addams Family Values, both Men in Black films, Get Shorty, Wild Wild West, Big Trouble and, most recently released, RV. He has produced or executive produced The Ladykillers, Lemony Snickets A Series of Unfortunate Events, and Out of Sight.

He began his career as a cinematographer, collaborating with the Coen Brothers on their first feature film, Blood Simple, and continuing with Raising Arizona and Millers Crossing. In addition, Sonnenfeld served as Director of Photography on Penny Marshalls Big, Danny DeVitos Throw Momma from the Train, and two films for Rob Reiner, When Harry Met Sally, and Misery. He has also directed numerous Clio award-winning commercials for Nike, Reebok, and Isuzu.

In TV, he has executive produced Karen Sisco and directed and executive produced Maximum Bob, The Tick, Notes from the Underbelly and Pushing Daisies.

Sonnenfeld has been a Contributing Editor for Esquire magazine since September 2003, where he writes his monthly column, The Digital Man.

He lives in East Hampton, New York, and Telluride, Colorado, with his beautiful wife, Susan, and adorably strong-willed daughter, Chloe.