Producer Brian Witten teams up with Paranormal Activity creator Oren Peli to bring us their latest film "Chernobyl Diaries." The film follows a group of tourists trapped in an abandoned city near the site of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster. Chernobyl Diaries opened in theaters Friday May 25th 2012.
Prior to independent producing, Brian Witten was the President of Fangoria Films, the film division of the bestselling horror magazine in the world. Before joining Fangoria Films, Witten was Executive Vice President at Paramount Pictures and oversaw such movies as “Vanilla Sky,” “Without a Paddle,” “Longest Yard,” “Four Brothers,” "Elizabethtown", “Mission Impossible 3,” and was point on the DreamWorks/Paramount co-production of “Transformers.”
Prior to joining Paramount, he was Senior Vice President at New Line Cinema, where he over- saw films including “Spawn,” “Mortal Kombat 2,” "Dark City", “The Wedding Singer,” “American History X,” and “Final Destination.” He began his career as an assistant to producer Joel Silver (“The Matrix” series).