ABOUT GERALD WEBB
Gerald Webb is most accurately described as an artist and filmmaker. His extensive experience behind and in front of the camera combine giving him a compelling and unique artistic voice. Most recently he directed the short film $TACK$. While the film marks Webb’s directorial debut, the Daytime Emmy Award nominated producer, actor and former casting executive is no stranger to filmmaking. He has produced 35+ films, cast 100+ films and has portrayed roles in over 150 films and television shows including: BARRY, L.A.’s FINEST, BULL, CRIMINAL MINDS: BEYOND BORDERS, IT’S ALWAYS SUNNY IN PHILADELPHIA, AGENT CARTER, 9-1-1 and many more.
In 2012, Gerald co-founded production company, DeInstitutionalized, LLc. The company has produced and delivered films to partners including: Netflix, MarVista Entertainment, Syfy Network, Lifetime Network, ION Television and Cinedigm. Gerald also executive produced DeInstitutionalized’s new scripted digital series, FraXtur.
Prior to co-founding Deinstitutionalized, Gerald through his other company, Transformation Films, cast 100+ feature films including Syfy network’s mega-hits SHARKNADO 1-3 and the first season of Syfy’s series Z-NATION. Gerald worked his way up to the executive position of Director of Talent for The Asylum studios, producers of Sharknado and Z-NATION. He immediately went to work to transform the diversity of the studios’ films. Under Gerald’s guidance, star name casting for The Asylum’s films grew by 380% and diversity in casting across all categories more than doubled.
In 2019, Gerald Webb was nominated for a Daytime Emmy Award as a producer on Amazon’s THE BAY. He’s also garnered 7 Telly Awards in 2018 for Circus Kane, two in 2019 for 2nd Chance For Christmas and another in 2020 in for the Netflix film STAGED KILLER.
Gerald is a member of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, The Screen Actors Guild (SAG/AFTRA) and the National Association of Television Program Executives (NATPE).
Currently Gerald can be seen guest starring on L.A.’s Finest, 9-1-1, in DeInstitutionalized’s upcoming action film ASSAULT ON VA-33 and in the hilarious music video for DROPPING DEUCES from the $TACK$ soundtrack.
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Gerald Webb – From Scratch
Written By: Michael D. McClellan | Gerald Webb arrived in Hollywood the way you might expect, landing in Playa del Rey with the same dreams that others have packed into well-worn suitcases countless times before him, the odds stacked overwhelmingly against his outsized ambition, an unforgiving film industry primed to grind him up and spit the tiny bits and pieces cross country, spitting him back from whence he came.