David Hoberman, founder of and partner in Mandeville Films and Television, is a leading Hollywood producer who has made his mark on more than 100 movies, including The Fighter, which was nominated for an Academy Award, and The Muppets. He began his career in the mailroom at ABC and quickly ascended, working for Norman Lear’s Tandem/T.A.T. and as a talent agent at ICM before joining Walt Disney Studios as a film executive. He became president of the Motion Picture Group of Disney, where he was responsible for overseeing development and production for all feature films for Walt Disney Pictures, Touchstone, and Hollywood Pictures. He later founded Mandeville Films. Under his direction, Mandeville soon began releasing hit films, including Bringing Down the House and the award-winning Monk series for USA Network. Hoberman serves on the board of the Anxiety Disorders Association of America. He also has served on the boards of the Starlight Starbright Foundation and the Los Angeles Free Clinic. He is a member of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences and the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. Hoberman, who has visited Suffolk University to lecture and give screenwriting workshops, is on the faculty of the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television.