Schaefer at the 88th Academy Awards Nominee Luncheon
Michael Schaefer is a film producer. n July 2012, after leaving Summit Entertainment as Senior vice President of Acquisitions and Co-Productions, Schaefer was hired as the president of the Ridley Scott's company Scott Free Productions. Prior to Summit, Schaefer worked at The Weinstein Company as VP of Production and Development. His credits include such titles as; The Hurt Locker (2008), The Impossible (2012), Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014), and Child 44 (2015).