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Overview (1)

Born in Germany

Mini Bio (1)

Producer Moritz Borman was born 1955 in Germany. He is a graduate of the 'American Film Institute' and has been living in Los Angeles since 1976. He began his career in 1970 as a producer for German television and director of commercials. In the late 1980's he started to produce feature films.

Moritz Borman's productions include big-budget films like _Terminator 3 - Rise of the Machines (2003)_ by Jonathan Mostow, The Life of David Gale (2003) by Alan Parker, K-19: The Widowmaker (2002) by Kathryn Bigelow and award-winning independent films like Under the Volcano (1984) by John Houston, The Lightship (1985) by Jerzy Skolimowski, Homer and Eddie (1989) by Andrey Konchalovskiy, Nurse Betty (2000) by Neil LaBute and The Quiet American (2002) by Phillip Noyce.

He was awarded the Bavarian Film Award for Georg Elser - Einer aus Deutschland (1989) by Klaus Maria Brandauer.

Borman already worked five times with multiple Academy Award-winning director Oliver Stone on ambitious and controversial projects like Alexander (2004), World Trade Center (2006), W. (2008), Savages (2012) and the upcoming Snowden (2016).

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Anonymous

Trade Mark (2)

Frequently produces sequels to established brands: The Crow: Salvation (2000), Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines (2003), Basic Instinct 2 (2006)
Frequently works with director Oliver Stone. He produced Alexander (2004), World Trade Center (2006), W. (2008), Savages (2012) and Snowden (2016).

Trivia (4)

In 1977, he became a Directing Fellow at the American Film Institute in Los Angeles.
In 2009, Borman filed suit against Terminator Salvation (2009) co-producers Derek Anderson and Victor Kubicek. He alleged fraud and breach of contract after he was supposedly paid only half of his $5 million producing fee for his work in transferring the Terminator rights to the pair.
Started out producing German television.
In 1997, he founded Pacifica Entertainment. Pacifica later merged with Intermedia Films in 2000, leading to 'IM Internationl Media AG'.

Personal Quotes (2)

It's not about gender. In a mature movie, if some nudity improves the scene, it wouldn't matter if it were Alexander or Alexandra. A filmmaker would have to consider it.[2004]
It's not enough to come to Hollywood and say you have money. It's much better to say, 'I have a great script and a great director. Want to be partners with me?'.[2003]

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