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29 August 2012 9:00 PM, PDT | International Documentary Association | See recent International Documentary Association news »
Ida Board Member Brian Gerber, whose documentary producing credits include The Eleventh Hour, The Dungeon Master and Putting the River in Reverse, has died of an apparent suicide. He was 41. According to confirmations by friends and family members on his Facebook page and a report in the La Weekly, his body was found in the Angeles National Forest in Los Angeles after he drove his car off the Angeles Crest Highway.
An Atlanta native, Gerber studied screenwriting at the American Film Institute. Early on in his career, he developed features such »
Los Angeles — A documentary producer who worked with Leonardo DiCaprio on the environmental film "The 11th Hour" has been found dead.
Coroner's spokesman Ed Winter says Brian Gerber's body was recovered Wednesday morning after being found near a vehicle that plunged from a mountain highway northeast of Los Angeles.
Winter says his death is being investigated as a possible suicide. Gerber had been reported missing over the weekend.
The 41-year-old's film credits include "The Dungeon Masters," which focused on three Dungeons and Dragons game devotees. According to a biography on his company's website, Gerber worked with the band R.E.M. and has worked on several music documentaries.
He also co-founded a series of conferences titled "Digital Hollywood."
He is survived by his wife, actress Arabella Field and two young sons. »
Documentary film producer Brian Gerber has died in what investigators consider a "possible suicide," the Los Angeles County Coroner's Office confirmed to The Hollywood Reporter on Wednesday afternoon. Investigators think Gerber, producer of environmental documentary The 11th Hour, drove his vehicle off the Angeles National Highway and into a ravine in the Angeles National Forest, according to a report in L.A. Weekly. The Weekly also said Gerber, 41, left a suicide note at mile marker 32 of the highway in the San Gabriel Mountains north of Los Angeles. According to Ed
- Daniel Miller
Update 5:25 Pm: The Los Angeles County coroner’s office has confirmed that the body found at the bottom of a ravine in Angeles National Forest is that of documentary film producer Brian Gerber. Coroner’s spokesman Ed Winter tells The Associated Press that the death is being investigated as a possible suicide. Previous: The family of missing documentary filmmaker Brian Gerber has posted on his Facebook page “Our worst fears regarding Brian Gerber have been confirmed”. Gerber was reported missing yesterday, and today police said they had found a body and a vehicle that fit the description of Gerber’s silver Toyota Prius at the bottom of a ravine off the Angeles Crest Highway. The family’s statement goes on to say: “Brian’s family thanks you for all the condolences, good thoughts, prayers and asks for your patience and understanding during this most difficult of times. Obviously they »
- THE DEADLINE TEAM
Brian Gerber, a film producer missing since Monday afternoon, was found dead by the Angeles Crest Highway Wednesday morning, an individual with knowledge of his case told TheWrap. The Los Angeles Coroner's office told TheWrap Wednesday that they are investigating the death of a Brian Gerber, age 41. That is the same name and age as the film producer who went missing on Monday after leaving behind a suicide note. On Facebook, a post Wednesday on Gerber's name under his page said: "Our worst fears regarding Brian Gerber have been confirmed. Brian's family thanks »
- Lucas Shaw
The Los Angeles Police Department is searching for Brian Gerber, a film producer and co-founder of the Digital Hollywood summits who went missing on Monday, Lieutenant Menza of the Lapd's Northeast Division told TheWrap. It is suspected that Gerber may have committed suicide. Gerber, 41, has spent much of his career in Hollywood producing documentaries such as "The Dungeon Masters" and "The 11th Hour," a documentary on global warming that Leonardo DiCaprio co-wrote, produced and narrated. He also co-founded the Digital Hollywood conference series through his Gerber/Rigler production company. His family and friends posted »
- Lucas Shaw
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