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Michael Shamberg

Michael Shamberg is a movie and TV producer and advisor to BuzzFeed Motion Pictures. He was nominated for a Best Picture Academy Award for producing Erin Brockovich and The Big Chill. His other film credits include the science-based movies Contagion and Gattaca. Shamberg was an Excecutive Producer of Pulp Fiction and Django Unchained. His true ... See full bio »

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 2016 Noodle Man (producer) (announced)
  Wetlands (executive producer) (post-production)
 2016 Get a Job (producer)
 2015 Into the Badlands (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- The Fort (2015) ... (executive producer)
 2015/I Burnt (executive producer)
 2015 Freeheld (producer)
 2015 Queen Mimi (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2014 A Walk Among the Tombstones (producer)
 2014 Wish I Was Here (producer)
 2013 Runner Runner (producer)
 2012 Django Unchained (executive producer)
 2012 LOL (producer)
 2011 Contagion (producer)
 2010 Extraordinary Measures (producer)
 2004-2009 Reno 911! (TV Series) (executive producer - 13 episodes)
- Dangle's Murder Mystery: Part 2 (2009) ... (executive producer)
- Training Day (2009) ... (executive producer)
- Undercover Acting Coach (2008) ... (executive producer)
- Ex-Wife and Her New Husband (2007) ... (executive producer)
- Hodgepodge (2007) ... (executive producer)
 2007 Reno 911!: Miami (producer)
 2007 Freedom Writers (producer)
 2006 World Trade Center (producer)
 2005 The Skeleton Key (producer)
 2005 Be Cool (producer)
 2004 Karen Sisco (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- He Was a Friend of Mine (2004) ... (executive producer)
 2004 Garden State (executive producer)
 2004 Along Came Polly (producer)
 2003 Camp (producer)
 2003 Other People's Business (TV Movie) (executive producer - as Michael H. Shamberg)
 2002 The Funkhousers (TV Movie) (executive producer - as Michael H. Shamberg)
 2001-2002 UC: Undercover (TV Series) (executive producer - 4 episodes)
- The Sins of Sonny Walker (2002) ... (executive producer)
- Manhunt (2002) ... (executive producer)
- City on Fire (2001) ... (executive producer)
- Nobody Rides for Free (2001) ... (executive producer)
 2002 The American Embassy (TV Series) (executive producer)
 2001 How High (producer)
 2001 Kate Brasher (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- Jeff (2001) ... (executive producer)
 2001 The Caveman's Valentine (producer)
 2000 Erin Brockovich (producer)
 2000 Drowning Mona (executive producer)
 2000 Celebrity (TV Movie) (executive producer - as Michael H. Shamberg)
 1999 Man on the Moon (producer)
 1998 Living Out Loud (producer)
 1998 Out of Sight (producer)
 1998 The Pentagon Wars (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1997 Gattaca (producer)
 1997 Fierce Creatures (producer)
 1996 Feeling Minnesota (producer)
 1996 Matilda (producer)
 1996 Sunset Park (producer)
 1995 Get Shorty (producer)
 1994 Pulp Fiction (executive producer)
 1994 8 Seconds (producer)
 1994 Reality Bites (producer)
 1989 How I Got Into College (producer)
 1988 A Fish Called Wanda (producer)
 1986 Club Paradise (producer)
 1983 The Big Chill (producer)
 1981 Modern Problems (producer)
 1980 Heart Beat (producer)
 1976 TVTV Looks at the Academy Awards (TV Special documentary) (producer)
 1976 Super Bowl (TV Movie documentary) (producer)
 1974 The Lord of the Universe (TV Movie documentary) (producer)
 1972 Four More Years (TV Movie documentary) (producer)
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Alternate Names:

Michael H. Shamberg

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"It's folly for studios to say we're only going to make a movie we know how to market. The problem with marketing is that it's based on what's worked in the past. But audiences want freshness and new ideas, which is all about the future. If a studio is unwilling to be a home for fresh ideas or daring films, they're ultimately not going to be competitive, because the top talent is going to go ... See more »


Graduate of Washington University in St Louis. See more »

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