The Weinstein Company
Harvey Weinstein launched The Weinstein Company (TWC), a multimedia production and distribution company, with his brother Bob on October 1st, 2005.
Harvey’s key note speech at MIPCOM this year comes on the heels of the launch of TWC’s International Television Sales Division. After many years of success with their television division, TWC continues to develop and renew many TV series including: the Emmy® nominated and Peabody Award winning reality series Project Runway, spin-off series Project Runway All Stars and Project Accessory, the VH1 reality series Mob Wives, spin-off series Mob Wives Chicago and Big Ang, and the critically acclaimed HBO comedy/crime series The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency, which also received a Peabody Award. The company is currently in pre-production on the martial-arts epic Marco Polo for Starz. During his speech, Harvey will announce the company’s new slate of TV shows for 2013.
Since its launch, TWC and Dimension Films have released many films including:
Grindhouse, 1408, I’m Not There, The Mist, The Great Debaters, Vicky Cristina Barcelona, The Reader, The Road, Clerks II, Factory Girl, Halloween, A Single Man, The Tillman Story, Piranha 3D, Inglourious Basterds, Blue Valentine, last year’s Academy Award ® winner for Best Picture, The King’s Speech, and this year’s Academy Award ® winner for Best Picture,The Artist.
Harvey Weinstein founded Miramax Films in 1979 with his brother Bob, naming the company after their parents, Miriam and Max. Under Harvey and Bob’s leadership, Miramax Films released some of the most critically acclaimed and commercially successful independent feature films, including sixteen Best Picture nominations over a span of sixteen years: The Aviator, Finding Neverland, Chicago, Gangs of New York, In the Bedroom, Chocolat, The Cider House Rules, Shakespeare In Love, Life Is Beautiful (La Vita É Bella), Good Will Hunting, The English Patient, Il Postino (The Postman), Pulp Fiction, The Piano, The Crying Game, and My Left Foot, as well as a Best Picture nomination for The Hours, which was a co-production. The outstanding quality of Miramax's films under the Weinsteins’ leadership was represented in the company's success in the annual Academy Awards race.
During Harvey and Bob’s tenure at Miramax and The Weinstein Company, they have received 303 Oscar nominations and won 75 Academy Awards.
Session(s) featuring Harvey Weinstein
Tuesday, 9th October 2012 From 6:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Palais des Festivals, Grand Auditorium, Level 1
Harvey Weinstein’s keynote speech at MIPCOM this year comes on the heels of the launch of TWC’s International Television Sales Division. After many years of success with their television division, TWC continues to ...