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Sidney Ganis

Sidney Ganis was born on January 8, 1940 in the USA. He is a producer, known for Big Daddy (1999), Mr. Deeds (2002) and Akeelah and the Bee (2006). See full bio »


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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 3 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 A Children's Song (Short) (producer) (post-production)
  Lines in the Sand (executive producer) (pre-production)
  The Enigma of Benito Cereno (executive producer) (pre-production)
 2011-2012 Pan Am (TV Series) (co-executive producer - 14 episodes)
- 1964 (2012) ... (co-executive producer - as Sid Ganis)
- Romance Languages (2012) ... (co-executive producer - as Sid Ganis)
- New Frontiers (2012) ... (co-executive producer - as Sid Ganis)
- Diplomatic Relations (2012) ... (co-executive producer - as Sid Ganis)
- Secrets and Lies (2012) ... (co-executive producer - as Sid Ganis)
 2007 Table Manners (Short) (executive producer)
 2006 Akeelah and the Bee (producer - as Sid Ganis)
 2002 The Master of Disguise (producer)
 2002 Mr. Deeds (producer - as Sid Ganis)
 1999 Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo (producer - as Sid Ganis)
 1999 Big Daddy (producer - as Sid Ganis)
 1985 The Making of 'Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom' (TV Movie documentary) (executive producer)
 1983 From 'Star Wars' to 'Jedi': The Making of a Saga (TV Movie documentary) (executive producer)
 1981 Great Movie Stunts: Raiders of the Lost Ark (TV Movie documentary) (executive producer)
 1981 The Making of 'Raiders of the Lost Ark' (TV Movie documentary) (executive producer)
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Show Show Self (15 credits)
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Sid Ganis

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(August 2005-) President of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS).

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