Don Schneider is an entrepreneur with nearly two decades’ experience financing, developing and producing independent, multi-media creative projects.

Don has been instrumental in the establishment of ventures spanning the entire spectrum of the entertainment industry: Saintlandavars Entertainment, E3 Entertainment, Phase 1 Productions, Immortal Entertainment, Oddcast, Rider Management, Project 400, Grindstone/Correct Records and S2 Media. Through these ventures, Don has been active in motion picture development, production and sales; television; new media; live theater; modern dance; and music production, management and publishing. Don also has produced numerous independent feature films, stage productions, and cable and network television movies.

Along with Joe Wizan, Don established Phase 1 Productions, which had a multi-year development and production deal with Paramount. During this time, he also developed projects for Disney, New Line, Columbia, Sony, Castle Rock, Myriad, CBS and FOX on numerous television and feature film projects.

Recently Don founded Tailor Made Movies and is in preproduction on three films. ‘The Fat Man’, based on the book by Maurice Gee, which will be shot in New Zealand,  ‘Crossing 23’ based on the book ‘The Baby and Fly Pie’ by Melvin Burgess, which will be shot in Germany and Sweden and “Code Name: Opera” to be directed by Uli Edel.  Also, in development are “Virgin” by James Patterson, “Nanda Devi” based on the life right of spy doctor Robert Schaller, and “The Believer” by Nora Maccoby among others.