Nina Jacobson

Film producer and studio chief Nina Jacobson experienced a mercurial rise to power, followed by a precipitous fall from grace and a professional rebirth - all before the age of 50. Fresh out of college, Jacobson became ... Read more »

Filmography

Executive (20)

Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End 2007 (Movie)

(Studio Executive)

The Lookout 2007 (Movie)

(Studio Executive)

Deja Vu 2006 (Movie)

(Studio Executive)

Stick It 2006 (Movie)

(Studio Executive)

The Ladykillers 2004 (Movie)

(Studio Executive)

The Life Aquatic With Steve Zissou 2004 (Movie)

(Studio Executive)

Under the Tuscan Sun 2003 (Movie)

(Studio Executive)

The Santa Clause 2 2002 (Movie)

(Studio Executive)

Corky Romano 2001 (Movie)

(Studio Executive)

Crazy/Beautiful 2001 (Movie)

(Studio Executive)

Out Cold 2001 (Movie)

(Studio Executive)

Pearl Harbor 2001 (Movie)

(Studio Executive)

The Bubble Boy 2001 (Movie)

(Studio Executive)

The Princess Diaries 2001 (Movie)

(Studio Executive)

The Royal Tenenbaums 2001 (Movie)

(Studio Executive)

102 Dalmatians 2000 (Movie)

(Studio Executive)

Remember the Titans 2000 (Movie)

(Studio Executive)

Unbreakable 2000 (Movie)

(Studio Executive)

What Lies Beneath 2000 (Movie)

(Studio Executive)

The Sixth Sense 1999 (Movie)

(Studio Executive)
Producer (9)

American Crime Story 2015 - 2016 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 2 2015 (Movie)

(Producer)

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1 2014 (Movie)

(Producer)

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire 2013 (Movie)

(Producer)

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days 2012 (Movie)

(Producer)

The Hunger Games 2012 (Movie)

(Producer)

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules 2011 (Movie)

(Producer)

One Day 2011 (Movie)

(Producer)

Diary of a Wimpy Kid 2010 (Movie)

(Producer)
Other (1)

King Kong: The Living Legend (TV Show)

Research

Biography

Film producer and studio chief Nina Jacobson experienced a mercurial rise to power, followed by a precipitous fall from grace and a professional rebirth - all before the age of 50. Fresh out of college, Jacobson became the head of Joel Silver's Silver Pictures prior to transitioning over to Universal, where as a senior vice president of production, she oversaw such features as "Dazed & Confused" (1993) and "Twelve Monkeys" (1995). Later credited with the inspiration for the animated-fantasy "Antz" (1998) while at DreamWorks SKG, she broke through the glass ceiling when her latest find, M. Night Shyamalan's "The Sixth Sense" (1999), helped her land the position of President of Production at Disney Motion Pictures. During her time there, Jacobson was responsible for shepherding such hits as "The Princess Diaries" (2001), as well as the "Pirates of the Caribbean" (2003) and "Chronicles of Narnia" (2005) franchises. Despite being named one of "The World's 100 Most Powerful Women" by Forbes magazine in 2005, Jacobson was unceremoniously fired at Disney during a top-to-bottom restructuring one year later. Down, but never out, she soon came back as the head of her own production company and launched yet another popular franchise with "Diary of a Wimpy Kid" (2010). Aggressive, intuitive and supremely competent, Jacobson had clearly proven herself to be a long-term Hollywood power player.

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