The Team

Deborah Jelin Newmyer is an independent movie & televison producer, who worked at Stephen Speilberg's Amblin Entertainment, for 12 years. As a studio executive,  Newmyer developed films such as "The Color Purple" "Jurassic Park" and "Schindler's List", as well as the Amblin TV series "Amazing Stories" and "ER."  Also for Amblin, Deborah  produced An American Tail, The Land Before Time, The Little Rascals and How to Make an American Quilt.  

 

Additionally, for the last 10 years, Newmyer has been involved with the Seeds of Peace Foundationan international organization whose mission is to empower teenagers of conflict regions (primarily in the Middle East)  to productively co-exist with their warring neighbors. Taking over for her late-husband, Bobby Newmyer, Deb is spearheading the creation of a National Lost Boys and Girls of Sudan Foundation. This national group will bring unity and a political voice to the 5000 Sudanese refugees scattered across America. 

 

Deb is also in the process of writing her own book Job Up Moms, a guide book for off-ramped moms on their journey to re-entering the workplace. 

 

Deborah lives in Los Angeles single-parenting 4 thriving children Sofi, Teddy, James & Billi.   Her interest in politics is personal;  and her passion for family is global.   

Michael Glassman - VICE PRESIDENT

Madison Girifalco - DEVELOPMENT EXECUTIVE

Madison graduated Loyola University Chicago in 2011 with a BA in Communications. After assisting  an independent writer/director in Barcelona, she moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career in screenwriting and development. Along with her work at Outlaw, she teaches a video production class two days a week to inner city middle and high schoolers through the non-profit organization LA City Stage.

Deborah Jelin Newmyer - PRESIDENT

Michael is a producer and partner at Outlaw Productions, overseeing development and production of all film and television projects. He is currently in pre-production on a number of films, including the adaptation of the New York Times bestseller "Born to Run", as well as the science fiction adventure movie "Boilerplate" with Paramount Pictures and J.J. Abrams. He is also wrapping up the principal photography of his micro-budget horror film entitled The Binding and was part of the team that created the NBC a cappella reality series The Sing-Off, now endtering Season 5.

 

Michael has worked at Outlaw Productions for over ten years, first serving as an assistant to founder Bobby Newmyer.  He worked as an executive at the company during the development and production of films including “Training Day,” “The Santa Clause” trilogy, “National Security,” “Mindhunters,” “The Thing About My Folks,” “27 Dresses,” “Leatherheads,” and “Breach.”  Michael produced Outlaw’s independent romantic comedy “Phat Girlz,” starring comedian Mo’nique, which was acquired by Fox Searchlight and released in theaters nationwide in 2006.  Michael oversaw the company’s first-look deal with Sony Pictures Entertainment from 2006 through 2011.  Prior to joining Outlaw, Michael worked in the Talent Department at the Endeavor Agency.

 

Michael grew up outside of Princeton, New Jersey.  He moved to Los Angeles in 2001 immediately after graduating from Tufts University.