Donald P. Borchers papers

Special Collections
Margaret Herrick Library © 2014

Descriptive Summary

Title: Donald P. Borchers papers
Date (inclusive): 1977-1999
Collection number: 528
Creator: Borchers, Donald P.
Extent: 12 linear feet of papers.
Repository: Margaret Herrick Library. Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Languages: English

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Preferred Citation

Donald P. Borchers papers, Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Donald P. Borchers, 2003


Donald P. Borchers is an American producer. Borchers was a production associate at Avco Embassy Pictures in the early 1980s. An independent production deal with New World Pictures resulted in CHILDREN OF THE CORN (1984) and other films. Borchers founded Planet Productions Corp., and went on to produce TWO MOON JUNCTION (1988), LEPRECHAUN 2 (1994), and others. He produced three films for Steven Spielberg's Amblin Playhouse television series and serves as an Adjunct Professor at the University of Southern California School of Cinema/Television.

Collection Scope and Content Summary

The Donald P. Borchers papers span the years 1977-1999 and encompass approximately 12 linear feet. The collection consists of production materials, including scripts, and scrapbooks.


Arranged in the following series: 1. Production files; 2. Television files; 3. Subject files; 4. Oversize; 5. Scrapbooks

Indexing Terms

Borchers, Donald P.--Archives.