Chairman Walt Disney Studios
MEDIA & ENTERTAINMENT | 2022 LA500
Atop Hollywood’s perennial top-ranked theatrical distributor, Bergman keeps cinemas crowded with Disney movies including glossy comic book movie adaptations from corporate siblings Marvel and sci-fi epics from Star Warshome Lucasfilm. Recent hits include “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings” with $432 million in worldwide box office receipts and animated “Encanto” with $255 million. Bergman’s responsibilities span theatrical films and direct to streaming with content flowing from Disney, Walt Disney Animation Studios, Pixar Animation Studios, 20th Century Studios (acquired in 2019), Searchlight Pictures and live stage shows, in addition to Marvel and Lucasfilm. He joined Disney in 1996.