Eric Bress is an American screenwriter, film director and producer, probably best known for his work on the Final Destination series and The Butterfly Effect. He frequently collaborates with J. Mackye Gruber.
His most recent project, The Alchemyst: The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel, is in development. Since 2012 when the rights were optioned by AMPCO Films, he is no longer the screenwriter.
Bress received a secondary education from Hackley School in Tarrytown, New York, and is a graduate of Syracuse University, where he studied film. He is originally from New York. He worked as a sound engineer before becoming a screenwriter.
- Blindsighted (2010) (screenplay)
- The Alchemyst: The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel (2010) (screenplay)
- The Final Destination (2009) (screenplay)
- Kyle XY (2006) (writer/executive producer)
- Final Destination 3 (2006) (special thanks)
- Cellular (2004) (screenplay) (uncredited)
- The Butterfly Effect (2004) (screenplay/director)
- Final Destination 2 (2003) (screenplay/story)
- Bits and Pieces: Bringing Death to Life (2003) (cast)
- Blunt (1998) (writer/producer/cast)
- Fast, Cheap & Out of Control (1997) (production assistant)
- "Eric Bress". Filmbug. Retrieved 2009-12-11.
- The Alchemyst: Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel on IMDb
- DVDTalk.com. "The Butterfly Effect - Eric Bress and J. Mackye Gruber". Dvdtalk.com. Retrieved 2009-12-11.