Barry Josephson (born April 2, 1956) is an American film producer and former music manager.
In 2001 he joined 20th Century Fox under Josephson Entertainment. There he produced the critically acclaimed Enchanted, which garnered two Golden Globe nominations, four Critics' Choice Awards and three Academy Award nominations, and won a Critics' Choice Award for Best Family Film and a Phoenix Film Critics Society Award for Best Live Action Family Film. Other films he has produced include Hide and Seek (2005), Pat Croce: Moving In (2004) TV series, and Like Mike (2002). He acquired the rights in 2011 to make a film based on Julian Assange's autobiography.
Josephson was executive producer of the television series Bones (2005-2017). Most recently, he initiated the television adaptation of Washington's Spies, Alexander Rose's historical account of espionage during the American Revolution. Josephson, along with writer Craig Silverstein, executive-produced the adaptation, Turn: Washington's Spies, for AMC. The series premiered in April 2014.
The producer was a founding member of Comic Relief, the charitable organization which produces comedy concerts hosted by Robin Williams, Billy Crystal and Whoopi Goldberg in order to raise funds to help America's homeless and others in need. Josephson has also played pivotal roles in the creation of the HBO Aspen Comedy Festival, the Commitment to Life Benefit (supporting AIDS Project Los Angeles), and the Heart of Austin Film Festival."