Bill Pohlad is a director and feature film producer. In 2009 Pohland launched a new motion picture distribution company called Apparition. Pohlad co-founded the firm with veteran independent movie producer Bob Berney.
Pohlad also owns a movie production company, River Road Entertainment, which has offices in Los Angeles and Minneapolis. It produced several notable movies, including Brokeback Mountain, A Prairie Home Companion and Into the Wild. It just wrapped up production of The Runaways, starring Kristen Stewart and Dakota Fanning.
Bill Pohlad is the son of self-made billionaire Carl Pohlad, owner of the Minnesota Twins baseball team and one of Forbe's 400 Richest Americans. Bill Pohlad is also one-third owner of the Minnesota Twins, sharing ownership with brothers Bob Pohlad and Jim Pohlad.