Greg Reitman

Greg Reitman

Greg Reitman is the founder of Blue Water Entertainment, Inc., an independent production company focusing on environmentally conscious entertainment. Widely regarded as Hollywood’s “Green Producer,” Greg Reitman produced the 2008 Sundance Audience Award-winning feature documentary “FUEL,” which presents the case for alternative energy as the fastest and most sustainable means to reducing our country’s dependence on oil. He wrote, produced, and directed the feature documentary “Hollywood’s Magical Island – Catalina’” (2003), syndicated on American Public Television (APT). Greg recently finished his latest feature-length documentary film, “ROOTED in PEACE” (2014) which will release theatrically this fall. He is the Creator and Executive Producer of the webcast program “On The Green Carpet.”

Greg Reitman is a green correspondent for “The Huffington Post” a leading online news agency that focuses on green issues and trends in the geopolitical marketplace. Greg was written up in Movie Maker Magazine as one of the top ten producers in the Entertainment industry making content that makes a difference in the world.

Prior to Blue Water Entertainment, Greg Reitman worked in the high tech arena for five years. From 2000-2002, he managed the Global Business Development, Media & Entertainment division for Fortune 500 company LSI Logic, Inc. a leading manufacturer of semiconductors, silicon chips, and fiber channel storage. At LSI, he was responsible for the creation and implementation of the entertainment strategic business plan as well as running the vertical entertainment business. In addition, he produced the brand identity package for the company’s division.

In 1994, Reitman moved to Sydney, Australia, where he co-founded the Meta Group subsidiary operation in Australia and New Zealand. During this time, he was the top sales executive, attaining sales up to $1 million in the first 10 months. He later relocated to Los Angeles operating as senior sales director, where he achieved top revenues for the company. In addition, he was a leading industry technology spokesman in the areas of multimedia, electronic publishing, and e-commerce.

Reitman began his career in 1993, working in the marketing and sales department for Oxford University Press in New York City. In 1994 he moved to London, where he worked for Simon & Schuster International in London, England. At Simon & Schuster (formerly Viacom), he was responsible for the packaging and launch of Viacom’s first educational multimedia product in the global marketplace.

Reitman is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts at Amherst with international studies at Florence University in Florence, Italy; Hokkaido University in Sapporo, Japan; Tel-Aviv University in Tel-Aviv, Israel. He received a Masters Certificate in Creative Producing at his alumni school Tel-Aviv University. He also is an alumnus and member of the Hollywood Film Institute, the International Documentary Association, and is an active member of the DGA.

Greg currently resides in Marina Del Rey with his wife, Britta Reitman living a “green lifestyle.”

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