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Date of Birth 13 June 1975New York City, New York, USA

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Brian Bell has produced over 25 feature films since 2002. His work has crossed over many genres, alongside accomplished directors including Ang Lee, Todd Haynes, Jason Reitman, Nicholas Stoller, Phil Lord/Chris Miller, David Frankel, Jason Moore, David Zucker, Malcolm D. Lee, Michael Cuesta, Will Speck/Josh Gordon, Miguel Arteta, Lodge Kerrigan, Ramin Bahrani, Dito Montiel and Rebecca Miller.

After graduating from NYU/Tisch School of the Arts, he spent 3 years overseeing the development and delivery of several critically acclaimed independent films in New York City such as Michael Almeryda's "Hamlet", Jill and Karen Sprecher's "Thirteen Conversations About One Thing" and Steven Shainberg's "Secretary".

In 2002, Brian co-founded Notable Features and began producing a variety of independent films including Rebecca Miller's films: "Personal Velocity" (winner of the 2002 Sundance Grand Jury Prize and The Independent Sprit Award's John Cassavetes Award) and "The Ballad of Jack and Rose" starring Daniel Day-Lewis; Lodge Kerrigan's "Keane" (winner of the 2005 Deauville Film Festival) and Michael Cuesta's "Twelve and Holding" (for which Brian was nominated for The Independent Sprit Award's John Cassavetes Award for producing in 2007).

In 2008, Brian began his migration away from independent films and into the studio realm, producing more features, including Will Speck and Josh Gordon's "The Switch" starring Jennifer Aniston and Jason Bateman (Miramax wide release in May 2010); Miguel Arteta's "Cedar Rapids" starring Ed Helms and John C. Reilly (Fox release in December 2010); Jason Reitman's "Young Adult" starring Charlize Theron (Paramount wide release in November 2011);, David Frankel's "Hope Springs" starring Meryl Streep, Tommy Lee Jones and Steve Carell (Columbia wide release in July 2012); Malcolm D. Lee and David Zucker's "Scary Movie 5" (Weinstein wide release in April 2013); Nicholas Stoller's "Neighbors" starring Seth Rogen and Zac Efron (Universal #1 wide release in May 2014) and "22 Jump Street" starring Jonah Hill, Channing Tatum and Ice Cube (Columbia #1 wide release in June 2014). In 2014, Brian produced "Sisters" for Universal Pictures starring Tina Fey and Amy Poehler, releasing at #3 in December 2015.

Brian most recently produced "Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk", directed by Ang Lee - Columbia releases in November 2016 and is in production on Todd Haynes' next feature film - "Wonderstruck", written by Brian Selznick and starring Julianne Moore and Michelle Williams - Amazon Studios and FilmNatiom release in 2017.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Anonymous

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