Gerrit Folsom is a Los Angeles–based producer of major motion pictures and television.
Also known as Gerrit V. Folsom
Gerrit is the current Executive In Charge of Production at Green Harbor Productions (formerly know as Scout Productions) the company that created 'Queer Eye for the Straight Guy' amongst countless other shows for cable and network television. Last year they produced the horror film 'Nothing Left to Fear' under their production shingle 'Slasher Films' with guitarist and movie buff Slash.
In 1998 Gerrit Folsom produced the film version of the award winning play Dancing at Lughnasa. The film's honors include an Irish Film and Television Award for Best Actor in a Female Role by Brid Brennan. It was also nominated for 6 other awards including the Irish Film and Television Award for Best Feature Film and the Best Actress Award for Meryl Streep.
In 2000 Gerrit Folsom joined a team of producers to create Where the Heart Is starring Natalie Portman, Ashley Judd, and Stockard Channing. Where The Heart Is earned $33,772,838 in ticket sales.
He is married to costume designer Jo Kissack Folsom and has two children, Georgia and Grace.
- The Weathered Underground (2010) associate producer
- Big Ideas for a Small Planet (2009) line producer 1 episode
- Birth of a Racer (2007) co-executive producer
- How to Get the Guy line producer (2006) 6 episodes
- Queer Eye for the Straight Girl (2005) line producer 13 episodes
- The Trip (2003) producer
- Planet of the Apes (2001) production supervisor Hawaiian filming
- Boychick (2001) first assistant director
- Where the Heart Is (2000) co-producer
- Dancing at Lughnasa (1998) line producer
- Mortal Kombat: Annihilation (1997) line producer
- One Night Stand (1997) location manager
- Kazaam (1996) location manager
- Pentathlon (1994) location manager
- Hard Target (1993) location manager
- The Meteor Man (1993) location manager
- Rapid Fire (1992) location manager
- Nervous Ticks (1992) location manager
- Whore (1991) location manager
- Iron Maze (1991) location manager
- Darkman (1990) location manager
- Spaced Invaders (1990) location manager
- The Blob (1988) location manager
- Caring for the Dream (1986) production manager
- Savage Dawn (1985) location manager
- Gerrit Folsom at the Internet Movie Database
- "Where the Heart Is". boxofficemojo.com. Retrieved April 15, 2006.
- "Movies: AboutGerrit V. Folsom". The New York Times.