Condé Nast Exec Jeremy Steckler Joins Imperative as Film Production President

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Jeremy Steckler

At Conde Nast, Steckler produced Robert Redford's 'The Old Man and the Gun.'

Jeremy Steckler, the former executive who oversaw motion picture development at Condé Nast Entertainment, is joining Imperative Entertainment as its president of film production.

According to Monday's announcement, Steckler will develop a slate of films to complement projects already underway at Imperative. The company, which was behind the Clint Eastwood hit The Mule and is run by partners Bradley Thomas and Dan Friedkin, is working with Angelina Jolie on the period revenge thriller The Kept and Leonardo DiCaprio and Martin Scorsese on the murder mystery Killers of the Flower Moon.

Steckler will be charged with increasing Imperative’s feature output, with 30WEST continuing to provide financing and distribution advice across the growing Imperative slate.

An industry vet, Steckler previously served as executive vp at Imagine Entertainment and senior vp production at Fox Searchlight. Among the films he oversaw include such award-winning fare as Black Swan, Juno, Crazy Heart, 127 Hours and (500) Days of Summer

Steckler joined Condé Nast’s budding film division in 2012 and recently produced The Old Man and The Gun, starring Robert Redford, for Fox Searchlight; Only the Brave for Columbia Pictures; and Mosul, currently in postproduction, with the Russo brothers.