Thomas J. Mangan

Associate Arts Professor

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Tom Mangan is a graduate of the University of New Mexico and received a Masters Degree in Fine Arts from New York University’s Graduate Film Program.  He produced his first film Suffering Bastards in his final year at NYU.  He has since Produced or Executive Produced a number of films including: Somewhere Tonight (2010) starring John Turturro a remake of Theo van Gogh’s film 1-900. Framed (TNT Network 2003) starring Rob Lowe and Sam Neill, Tumbleweeds (Winner of 1999 Sundance Film Festival Filmmaker’s Trophy), starring Janet Mcteer (nominated Academy Award/Best Actress and winner Golden Globe Best Actress), Sunburn, starring Cillian Murphy, The Jack Bull (HBO) starring John Cusack, Colin Fitz premiered at the Sundance Film Festival 1998, Captive starring Stanley Tucci and Watch It (MGM) starring Peter Gallagher and Tom Sizemore. Tom recently entered development for a TV series with HBO on The Member-Guest with Clint McCown .

Tom has taught film production at NYU for the last five years in the undergraduate and graduate department in New York. Prior to that Tom taught film production for two years at Brooklyn College.

Tom also founded Post Productions, Inc. a company performing accounting and supervision services for movies which, having completed shooting, require assistance in the editorial phase of filmmaking.  Post Productions, Inc. has performed accounting and/or supervising on more than fifty studio and independent films including Martin Scorsese’s Casino, Lasse Hallstrom’s Chocolat and Shipping News, David Mamet’s Oleanna and American Buffalo as well as Original Kings of Comedy, Wit, Naked In New York, Beautiful Girls, Basquiat, Fargo, The Big Lebowski, Smoke and Blue in the Face.

Tom has also co-written several screenplays; Spring Break Chain Gang currently under option to Mark Lipsky (Nutty Professor and Coming to America), and The King of Fun.