Fred is currently Executive Vice President of Feature Production at Twentieth Century Fox. At FOX he has overseen the production of feature films that include: THE MARTIAN, ALIEN COVENANT, THE GREATEST SHOWMAN, ALITA: BATTLE ANGEL, KNIGHT & DAY, THE DAY THE EARTH STOOD STILL, LIVE FREE OR DIE HARD, BORAT, THE DAY AFTER TOMORROW, BROKEN ARROW, ROMEO AND JULIET, ALIEN RESURECTION, BULWORTH, and both X-FILES features.
Fred took a hiatus from Fox from 1999-2001 to produce the critically acclaimed film MOULIN ROUGE with Baz Luhrmann, which won many awards including The PGA’s Darryl F. Zanuck Producer of the Year Award and received a Best Picture nomination from the Motion Picture Academy.
Prior to 1990, Fred worked as a Producer and executive at HBO Pictures and left to become a Producer on the award winning Cable TV series “Tales From The Crypt,” for Executive Producers Richard Donner, Joel Silver, Walter Hill, and Bob Zemeckis.
Before working at HBO, Fred held various positions in feature film production ranging from Production Assistant to Assistant Director and Associate Producer on such films as: “CONTINENTAL DIVIDE,” “CAT PEOPLE,” THE MAN WITH 2 BRAINS, “TOP GUN,” and “WEEDS,” working with such directors as the, Paul Schrader, Michael Apted, Tony Scott, Garry Marshall, and Carl Reiner, and producers Jerry Bruckheimer, David Picker, and Bill Badalato.
Fred began his movie career in the mailroom at Universal Studios. Within a short period of time he was the West Coast Story Editor for New York Producer Martin Poll and Lauren Shuler.
Fred received his Bachelor of Arts Degree from Ohio Wesleyan University in English Literature and studied criticism at St. Clare’s College, Oxford University in England.