Hal Lieberman

Executive, Screenwriter
Former production assistant (on Warren Beatty's "Heaven Can Wait" 1978) who tried screenwriting before working as director of development at Blum and Ganz, an independent production company based at Disney. Lieberman ... Read more »
Born: 11/30/1954

Filmography

Producer (8)

New Jersey Turnpikes 2014 (Movie)

(Producer)

Vacancy 2: The First Cut 2014 (Movie)

(Producer)

House At the End of the Street 2012 (Movie)

(Producer)

Bridge to Terabithia 2007 (Movie)

(Producer)

Vacancy 2007 (Movie)

(Producer)

Around the World in 80 Days 2004 (Movie)

(Producer)

Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines 2003 (Movie)

(Producer)

U-571 2000 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)
Actor (1)

Ivans XTC. 2002 (Movie)

Lloyd Hall (Actor)

Biography

Former production assistant (on Warren Beatty's "Heaven Can Wait" 1978) who tried screenwriting before working as director of development at Blum and Ganz, an independent production company based at Disney. Lieberman moved to Universal in 1987, where he promptly rose through the executive ranks in the studio's production division. He has supervised the making of such films as "Problem Child" (1990) and "Fried Green Tomatoes" (1991) and has overseen Universal's involvement in several collaborations with Imagine Pictures Entertainment. In August 1996, it was announced he was relinquishing his position as president of production at Universal to enter a multi- year production deal with the studio.

EDUCATION

University of Chicago

Chicago , Illinois
wrote a thesis on Walt Whitman

Milestones

1996

Announced agreement with Universal to step down as president of production to enter into a multi-year production deal with the studio

1994

Promoted to president of production at Universal

1992

Promoted in February to executive vice president, production, at Universal

1989

Became a vice president at Universal

1987

Joined Universal as a director of production

1977

Responded to a call at the placement office for a production assistant; worked for Warren Beatty on "Heaven Can Wait"

Served as director of development for Blum and Ganz

Grew up in the Bronx

Wrote two unproduced screenplays

Moved to Los Angeles after finishing graduate school in order to teach; took a job in the UCLA Placement Office

Served as senior vice president for production at Universal

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