Stan Brooks (Executive Producer)

Brooks started his own motion picture company, Once Upon a Time Films, in 1989. Once Upon A Time has produced 29 movies since opening its doors. Previously, he was the president of The Guber-Peters Television Company and discovered the story for Rain Man, which won the Academy Award for Best Picture. Brooks is also an associate professor at The American Film Institute Center for Advanced Film Studies. He gave both Arnold Schwarzenegger and John Candy their directorial debuts. He also produced the award winning Behind the Mask starring Donald Sutherland. Last year, he was awarded the prestigious Michael Landon Award from the California Governor's Committee for the Handicapped for the multiple movies he has done with and about the mentally and physically disabled.