Garrett Basch

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Garrett Basch is an American film and television producer. He is best known for his work on the HBO limited series The Night Of.[1]


While attending Tulane University, Basch was hired by writer/director Steven Zaillian as his assistant.[2] The pair later formed Film Rites, a production company based at 20th Century Fox. Their films together include Moneyball and The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo.[3] In addition to scripted content, Basch produced the documentary film Life Itself, for which he won the Producers Guild of America Award in 2015.[4]

Basch was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Limited Series in 2017 for The Night Of, and again for Outstanding Comedy Series in 2020 for What We Do in the Shadows. [5][6]


He was a producer in all films unless otherwise noted.


Year Film Credit Ref.
2010 Welcome to the Rileys Co-producer
2011 Extraterrestrial Executive producer
2012 The Cold Light of Day Co-producer
2014 Open Windows Executive producer
2016 Colossal Executive producer [7]
2017 The Current War Executive producer [8]
2018 Red Sparrow Executive producer [9]
2021 Those Who Wish Me Dead [10]
2022 Deep Water Executive producer [11]
TBA Freezing People Is Easy
Next Goal Wins [12]
Miscellaneous crew
Year Film Role Ref.
2005 Guess Who Production assistant
2006 All the King's Men Assistant: Steven Zaillian
2007 American Gangster [3]
2011 The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo Production executive [3]
2014 Exodus: Gods and Kings
2019 The Irishman
Year Film Role
2018 Assassination Nation The director wishes to thank


Year Title Credit Notes Ref.
2016 The Night Of Co-executive producer
2018 My Dinner with Hervé Co-executive producer Television film [13]
2019 Gone Hollywood Executive producer Television pilot
Diagnosis Executive producer Documentary [14]
2020 Devs Executive producer [15]
Dispatches from Elsewhere Executive producer [16]
Barkskins Executive producer [17]
2021 Reservation Dogs Executive producer
2019−21 What We Do in the Shadows Executive producer [18]
2022 Our Flag Means Death Executive producer
TBA Compliance Executive producer Television film
Ripley Executive producer [19]
Miscellaneous crew
Year Title Role
2003 Punk'd Production assistant
As an actor
Year Title Role
2016 The Night Of Ivan


  1. ^ "How HBO stole back "The Night Of," its next big show". CNN Money, by Bill Carter July 7, 2016
  2. ^ "Next Gen 2013: Hollywood's New Class". Hollywood Reporter, 11/6/2013 Lacey Rose
  3. ^ a b c "Fox Re-Ups First-Look Deal With Steve Zaillian's Film Rites (Exclusive)". Hollywood Reporter, 1/27/2014 by Tatiana Siegel
  4. ^ "‘Birdman’ Wins Producers Guild Award for Best Movie". Dave McNary, Variety, January 24, 2015
  5. ^ "'Westworld' and 'Saturday Night Live' lead the 2017 Emmy nominations. Here's the complete list". Los Angeles Times. 2017-07-13. ISSN 0458-3035. Retrieved 2017-07-13.
  6. ^ "Garrett Basch". Television Academy. Retrieved 2021-04-07.
  7. ^ "Cannes: Anne Hathaway to Star in 'Colossal' (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 2017-07-09.
  8. ^ "Michael Shannon Joins Benedict Cumberbatch in 'The Current War'". 2016-09-29. Retrieved 2017-07-09.
  9. ^ McNary, Dave (2016-08-04). "Joel Edgerton in Talks to Join Jennifer Lawrence in Spy Thriller 'Red Sparrow'". Variety. Retrieved 2017-07-09.
  10. ^ Vlessing, Eton (May 2, 2019). "New Line Cinema to Co-Finance Angelina Jolie's 'Those Who Wish Me Dead'". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved May 7, 2019.
  11. ^ New Regency Bringing Adrian Lyne Back To Directing With ‘Deep Water;’ Ben Affleck, Ana de Armas In Talks For Patricia Highsmith Adaptation
  12. ^ Taika Waititi Sets New Project With Fox Searchlight Before ‘Thor 4’ (EXCLUSIVE)
  13. ^ Wagmeister, Elizabeth (2017-05-09). "Peter Dinklage and Jamie Dornan Team Up for HBO Film". Variety. Retrieved 2017-07-09.
  14. ^ Hipes, Patrick (2018-03-22). "Netflix Giving NYT Magazine's 'Diagnosis' Column The Docuseries Treatment". Deadline. Retrieved 2018-09-08.
  15. ^ Boucher, Geoff (2019-10-05). "Alex Garland's 'Devs': FX Releases New Images And Teaser – New York Comic Con". Deadline. Retrieved 2019-11-29.
  16. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (2018-07-28). "Jason Segel Anthology Series 'Dispatches From Elsewhere' Gets AMC Series Order". Deadline. Retrieved 2018-09-08.
  17. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (2018-12-03). "National Geographic Orders 'Barkskins' Scripted Series Based On Book From Elwood Reid, Scott Rudin Prods. & Fox 21". Deadline. Retrieved 2019-08-18.
  18. ^ Otterson, Joe (2018-05-03). "'What We Do in the Shadows' Scores Series Order at FX". Variety. Retrieved 2018-09-08.
  19. ^ Thorne, Will (2019-04-02). "Showtime Nears Deal for Steve Zaillian Series Based on Patricia Highsmith Novels". Variety. Retrieved 2019-11-29.

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