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Paul Schiff

PAUL SCHIFF began his career as a documentary cameraman in his hometown of New York City before segueing into directing for MTV, where he was on staff for four years during the early days of the fledgling and groundbreaking cable channel. His success at the upstart network led to an introduction to film executive Joe Roth, who would go on to become... See full bio »

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Rushmore Producer
Green Street Hooligans
My Cousin Vinny
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 2018 Beast of Burden (producer) (post-production)
 2017 Wendy and the Lost (producer) (pre-production)
 2017 Extracurricular Activities (executive producer) (post-production)
  Masterwork (producer) (announced)
 2016 Girl Flu (executive producer)
 2015 My All-American (producer)
 2015/I Momentum (executive producer)
 2015 Into the Grizzly Maze (producer)
 2013 The Truth About Emanuel (executive producer)
 2010 Revenge of the Bridesmaids (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2009 Solitary Man (producer)
 2008 Tenure (producer)
 2007/I Numb (executive producer)
 2007 The Air I Breathe (producer)
 2007 Spin (producer)
 2007 Epic Movie (producer)
 2006 Date Movie (producer)
 2005 Green Street Hooligans (executive producer)
 2004 Walking Tall (producer)
 2003 Mona Lisa Smile (producer)
 2002 Maid in Manhattan (producer)
 2001 Black Knight (producer)
 2000 Whatever It Takes (producer)
 1998 Rushmore (producer)
 1995 Bushwhacked (producer)
 1994 PCU (producer)
 1993 Ghost in the Machine (producer)
 1993 The Vanishing (producer)
 1992 My Cousin Vinny (producer)
 1990 Young Guns II (producer)
 1990 Coupe de Ville (producer)
 1989 Renegades (co-producer)
 1988 Young Guns (co-producer)
 1987 Revenge of the Nerds II: Nerds in Paradise (associate producer)
 1986 Streets of Gold (associate producer)
 1984 MTV 1st Annual Video Music Awards (TV Special) (feature producer)
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Graduated from Wesleyan University in 1981. His college roommate there was 'Bradley Whitford'. Whitford starred with Schiff's brother on The West Wing (1999). See more »

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