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Liza Chasin

Co-founder and Producer, 3dot Productions

Liza Chasin2018-10-08T18:46:42+00:00

Project Description

LIZA CHASIN (Producer) founded film and television production company 3dot Productions after a 26-year career at Working Title Films, culminating as the president of US Production. A graduate of Tisch School of the Arts at NYU, Chasin began her career in the entertainment industry serving in various capacities at a number of New York-based production companies.

Chasin first joined Working Title in 1991 as director of development and was elevated to the role of vice president of production and development, becoming the head of the Los Angeles office and overseeing the company’s creative affairs in the United States in 1996.

Most recently, Chasin executive produced “Darkest Hour,” directed by Joe Wright and starring Gary Oldman, which won a Golden Globe for Oldman’s performance and received 6 Academy Award nominations, including Best Picture; Edgar Wright’s Golden Globe and Academy Award-nominated “Baby Driver,” starring Ansel Elgort and Jamie Foxx; the Golden Globe and Academy Award-nominated “Victoria & Abdul,” directed by Stephen Frears and starring Judi Dench; “7 Days in Entebbe,” directed by Jose Padilha and starring Rosamund Pike; Josie Rourke’s “Mary Queen of Scots,” starring Margot Robbie and Saoirse Ronan; “Johnny English 3,” directed by David Kerr and starring Rowan Atkinson; and James Marsh’s “Night in Hatton Garden,” starring Michael Caine, Jim Broadbent, Tom Courtenay, and Ray Winstone.

Among the notable projects she has also executive produced are the Netflix series “Gypsy,” starring Naomi Watts and Billy Crudup; Joel and Ethan Coen’s “Hail, Caesar!,” starring George Clooney, Channing Tatum and Josh Brolin; Tom Hooper’s “The Danish Girl,” starring Eddie Redmayne and Alicia Vikander; “Everest,” directed by Baltasar Kormákur and starring Josh Brolin, Jason Clarke, Jake Gyllenhaal and John Hawkes; the award-winning and critically-acclaimed “The Theory of Everything,” starring Eddie Redmayne and Felicity Jones; Richard Curtis’s “About Time,” starring Rachel McAdams, Domhnall Gleeson and Bill Nighy; Edgar Wright and Simon Pegg’s “The World’s End“; Tom Hooper’s “Les Misérables,” starring Hugh Jackman, Anne Hathaway and Russell Crowe; Joe Wright’s Academy Award-winning “Atonement, ” and “Anna Karenina,” featuring Keira Knightley and Jude Law; Asif Kapadia’s documentary “Senna”; Baltasar Kormákur’s “Contraband”; Tomas Alfredson’s critically praised “Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy”; Oliver Parker’s commercial success “Johnny English: Reborn”; Greg Mottola’s “Paul”; Paul Greengrass’s “Green Zone”; Kevin MacDonald’s “State of Play”; and Adam Brooks’ “Definitely, Maybe.” Throughout her illustrious career, Chasin has been involved in the development and production of acclaimed films from many prolific filmmakers. Among her credits include Tim Robbins’ Academy Award-winning “Dead Man Walking,” Joel and Ethan Coen’s “O Brother, Where Art Thou?” and “Fargo,” and Roger Michell’s smash hit “Notting Hill.”

She also co-produced Sharon Maguire’s “Bridget Jones’s Diary,” Stephen Frears’ “High Fidelity,” Shekhar Kapur’s Academy Award-winning “Elizabeth,” Richard Curtis’s classic “Love Actually” and Paul and Chris Weitz’s “About a Boy.”

Chasin is a founding member of the TIME’S UP campaign advocating for safety and equity in the workplace. She currently resides in Los Angeles with her husband.

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