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Bill Mechanic


Bill Mechanic was born as William M. Mechanic. He is known for his work on Coraline (2009), The New World (2005) and Hacksaw Ridge (2016). See full bio »

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

Known For

Coraline
Coraline Producer
(2009)
The New World
The New World Producer
(2005)
Hacksaw Ridge
Hacksaw Ridge Producer
(2016)
Dark Water
Dark Water Producer
(2005)

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 2017 2:22 (executive producer) (post-production)
  Your Perfect Angel (producer) (announced)
 2016 Hacksaw Ridge (producer - produced by)
 2010 The 82nd Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (producer)
 2009 Coraline (producer)
 2005 The New World (executive producer)
 2005 Dark Water (producer)
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When you had Gone With the Wind, the system was much more controlled. Movies were 90% of the leisure-time activities. Movies are now probably 10%, so you're fighting a confluence of other media. Driving through not just the clutter of other movies, but the clutter of entertainment, concerts, music, cable, satellite, you name it. See more »

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From 1985 to 1993, Mechanic was head of Buena Vista Home Video, a Disney subsidiary. During this time, Mechanic oversaw the record-breaking video releases of Disney titles such as Pinocchio (1940), Fantasia (1940), 101 Dalmatians (1961), The Little Mermaid (1989), and Beauty and the Beast (1991). By the time Mechanic left Disney, "Beauty and the Beast" had sold 20 million copies, more than any ... See more »

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