Barney Oldfield is one of the founders of NewFilmmakers and the Producer of our weekly events and quarterly festivals.
Barney grew up in New York City in a family long associated with the film business, his grandfather the founder of an early Hollywood studio and his uncle a partner at another. While General Manager of Angelika Entertainment Corporation produced the popular Too Much Sleep feature, nominated for the Independent Spirit Award, and the controversial Zero Day feature, winner of Best Feature and Best Actor Awards at Slamdunk Film Festival. In addition to successful film projects Barney developed and produced the MetroAngelika series and popular television & Internet programming for Cablevision and other clients. As a resource for the filmmaking community he also began NewFilmmakers, which weekly screens new independent films in New York and in Los Angeles, and the Harvard Film Group, which has over 1000 alumni members nationally.
Barney, in partnership with SXM, executive produced Easy To Assemble with Ileana Douglas and Jeff Goldblum and CTRL on NBC with Tony Hale and Steve Howey.