Matt Tolmach

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Matt Tolmach
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Matt Tolmach speaking at the 2012 WonderCon in Anaheim, California.
Matthew Tolmach

1964 (age 57–58)
EducationBeloit College
OccupationFilm producer
Spouse(s)Paige Goldberg
Parent(s)Judith Jaffe Tolmach Silber
FamilySam Jaffe (grandfather)
Adeline Schulberg (great-aunt)
B.P. Schulberg (great-uncle)

Matthew Tolmach (born 1964)[1] is an American film producer and former co-president of production at Sony Pictures Entertainment.


Tolmach first became interested in film after hearing stories from his grandfather, producer and film executive Sam Jaffe.[1] He is of Jewish descent. After moving to Los Angeles, he landed a job with Frank Marshall to make a documentary about Lance Armstrong that was directed by Alex Gibney.[1] In 2008, he was named co-president of production at Sony Pictures Entertainment with Doug Belgrad (whom he had been working with since 2003) where he managed the Spider-Man franchise.[1][2][3] In 2010, he left Sony Pictures Entertainment to produce the next installment of Spider-Man.[2][3] Belgrad was named as sole president of the studio and Hanna Minghella was named president of production.[2][3]

Personal life[edit]

Tolmach is married to director Paige Goldberg.[4] They have one child.



Executive producer

Special thanks


  1. ^ a b c d Deadline: "Matt Tolmach Discusses Exit As Sony Pics Prez And Segue To Producing 'Spider-Man'" by Mike Fleming Jr October 29, 2010
  2. ^ a b c Borys Kit Matt Tolmach Steps Down From Columbia Pictures to Produce Spider-Man, Retrieved on November 27, 2013
  3. ^ a b c "Longtime Columbia Pictures Chiefs Matt Tolmach And Doug Belgrad Transition Into New Roles". Retrieved November 27, 2013.
  4. ^ Deadline: "‘What Haunts Us’ Documentary Director On Sexual Predators: “We Can Stop This From Happening”" by Anita Busch October 23, 2017