Context of The informant!, Warner Bros. Pictures presents in association with Participant Media and Groundswell Productions, a Section Eight-Jaffe/Braunstein enterprise ; produced by Gregory Jacobs, Jennifer Fox, Michael Jaffe, Howard Braunstein, Kurt Eichenwald ; co-producer, Michael Polaire ; screenplay by Scott Z. Burns ; directed by Steven Soderbergh ; executive producers, George Clooney, Jeff Skoll, Michael London