About Pine River Entertainment

Pine River Entertainment is a management company representing a small group of actors and writers for film, television and the stage. Our management philosophy is simple — we provide our clients with honest guidance, advice and counsel so that they are seen in the best professional light and can maximize the opportunities that come their way.

Many of our acting clients have degrees in theatre or conservatory training from the finest colleges and schools in the country and have worked on stage, in television and in film. Our writers have developed projects for television — both scripted and non-scripted — the web and feature films.

Bruce Economou, Manager

Bruce EconomouBruce has been a talent manager for over 20 years and uses that experience when advising clients on all aspects of their careers.

Prior to his focus on management, Bruce worked as the Executive in Charge of Film Production for Tim Allen's Boxing Cat Productions. He was the creative Co-Producer on Universal's For Richer Or Poorer starring Tim Allen and Kirstie Alley. He brought the project to Mr. Allen's attention and worked closely with the creative team to shape the screenplay into a starring vehicle for the actor. 

Bruce was the Associate Producer on Jungle 2 Jungle, for Disney, which starred Tim Allen and Martin Short, and was shot in the jungles of Venezuela and in New York City.

He also Executive Produced the indie film, My Name Is Jerry, which filmed on location in and around the city of Muncie, IN.

Bruce has been a speaker or industry guest for: The Hilberry Graduate Program at Wayne State University, The University of Oklahoma, The American Film Institute, The Pacific Northwest Writers Association, The Southern California Writer’s Conference, Northwest Screenwriter’s Guild, The Malibu Film Festival, The Screenwriting Expo, Fade-In Magazine and The Great American Pitch-fest. He was a judge and guest panelist for the Tahoe-Reno International Film Festival and an Addy Awards judge in Oklahoma City.

He was also an advisor and teaching fellow at Ball State University. As part of a new media venture at the school, Bruce taught story structure classes for their writing and directing programs.

Bruce began his entertainment career as an actor, working in regional theatre and on a variety of episodics, soaps and feature films.

He has a law degree from The Detroit College of Law and a teaching degree in the Sciences from Eastern Michigan University. 

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