Ron Yerxa

Ron Yerxa

Producer/Partner, Bona Fide Productions
UCSC Alum, MA '74

Ron Yerxa formed Bona Fide Productions with Albert Berger in 1993. Their producing credits include King of the Hill, Election, Cold Mountain, Little Children, Little Miss Sunshine, Ruby Sparks and last year’s Oscar-nominated film Nebraska.


Yerxa’s executive producing credits include the Wilco documentary I Am Trying to Break Your Heart, the Levon Helm documentary Ain’t In It For My Health and the soon to be released Baltimore in Black and White. Yerxa and Berger are also co-executive producers on the HBO series The Leftovers.


Bona Fide recently completed production on Louder Than Bombs starring Jesse Eisenberg, Gabriel Byrne and Isabelle Huppert and directed by Joachim Trier. The film will premiere in competition at this year’s Cannes Film Festival. Their upcoming projects include The Only Living Boy in New York to be directed by Marc Webb and Juliet, Naked, based on the Nick Hornby novel, which they are producing with Judd Apatow.


Ron Yerxa graduated from Stanford University and worked as a journalist and teacher before becoming an independent producer.