Jared Safier was born in Carmel, California and lived there until the age of 3, when he moved to Olney, Maryland. Having received his Bachelor of Science in Accounting with a double major in Business Information Technology from Virginia Tech, Jared began his career as an entertainment manager after booking a tour for an R&B artist in Europe (Sweden, Denmark, Germany, France, and England). Shortly after, he decided to start Safier Management Group. As time went on Jared expanded from his one R&B singer to include a roster of other talented musical acts including rap and hip-hop artists and DJs. Relationships in the music industry brought a few music producers to the team as well. As the company expanded he also began representing models for commercial, print, runway, and high fashion. Then he began to expand into Television and Film bringing on actors, actresses, writers, producers, and a Student Academy Award winning Director to his roster.
Jared started with Comcast during the acquisition of NBC Network, NBC Studios, and Universal Pictures, gaining unparalleled exposure to the entertainment industry as it relates to TV Production, TV Ultimates, Broadcast TV Entertainment, TV Participations & Residuals, Film Production, Film Ultimates, Film Participations & Residuals, Home Entertainment Inventory, Home Entertainment Revenue, Ad Sales, and Affiliate Sales. While working for NBCUniversal, Jared also had direct interaction with and developed key relationships with the CFOs of NBC Network, NBC Studios, and Universal Pictures.
Jared has worked as a consultant on numerous multi-million dollar films and television shows with such companies as: The Weinstein Company, Relativity, Lionsgate, NBC, and Starz. He has run 2 mini major film studios where he analyzed projects from a financial perspective. Including packing films and TV shows with actors, directors, and producers and putting together the financial structure and foreign sales for films.
Through his production company Safier Entertainment, Jared is working with multiple major and mini major studios and has the ability to fund and distribute A-List Films and TV shows. He is working with domestic theatrical distribution companies that can guarantee up to 4,000 screens domestically and numerous foreign sales companies that sell films in all foreign sales territories worldwide.
Jared has numerous Film projects and TV shows in various stages of production and development including being a Producer on series like the Emmy Nominated Series The Bay(2010) directed by the Emmy Nominated Gregori J. Martin, Timid Pimps (2014), The Jimmy Lloyd Songwriter Showcase (2009) on NBC, and films like School's Out (2015) starring Academy Award Nominee and 3 Time Golden Globe Award Nominee Eric Roberts (The Dark Knight (2008), The Expendables (2010)), Nick Swardson (Grandma's Boy (2006), Just Go with It (2011)) and Jason London (Dazed and Confused (1993), The Rage: Carrie 2(1999)), The First Murder (2015), A Season in Hell, and November Ice.