Jason Burns joined Alta Loma Entertainment (Playboy Entertainment Group's mainstream production division) in 2005 and was charged with overseeing the development and production of original content. He currently serves as senior vice president overseeing all day-to-day operations.
His projects have included the highly popular E! Entertainment Television series "The Girls Next Door," "Kendra," and "Holly's World"; the Sony Pictures feature film "The House Bunny," produced with Adam Sandler's Happy Madison Productions; and Fox Searchlight's "Miss March."
Other credits include the acclaimed documentary "Bullets over Hollywood," "Celebrity Centerfolds," as well as "Playboy Comedy," a live Las Vegas-based comedy show.
A graduate of the University of Arizona and the Berger Entrepreneurship Program, Burns began his career in classic Hollywood fashion - in the mailroom at the William Morris Agency, where he ultimately worked his way through the television packaging and talent departments. Just prior to joining Alta Loma Entertainment, he headed the reality/unscripted division at The Gersh Agency.
Burns is a board member of the HRTS (Hollywood Radio Television Society) and recently helped to re-launch the "Old Movies for Young People" film series. Produced in partnership with the Motion Picture Television Fund, the series offers young audiences the opportunity to see classic films on the big screen. In addition, he is a member of the Producers Guild of America and the Academy of Television Arts & Science.
He resides in Calabasas with his two children.