Mini Bio (1)
Mr. Colichman serves as Chief Executive Officer of Here Media, the world's leading multimedia company targeting the LGBT consumer. Mr. Colichman co-founded Here Media and sits on its board of directors. The company works with more than 100 international distributors and broadcasters.
Mr. Colichman's motion picture Departures received the 2008 Best Foreign Language Film Academy Award®. Mr. Colichman also produced Gods and Monsters, directed by Bill Condon and starring Ian McKellen, Brendan Fraser, and Lynn Redgrave, which received three Academy Award® nominations (winning for Best Adapted Screenplay), four Golden Globe nominations (winning for Best Supporting Actress), three Independent Spirit Awards, and numerous other international accolades, including the National Board of Review's Best Picture honor. Twilight of the Golds, starring Brendan Fraser, Jennifer Beals, Faye Dunaway, Garry Marshall, and Rosie O'Donnell, won two Cable Ace Awards. Mr. Colichman also produced the Academy Award® nominated film Tom and Viv, starring Willem Dafoe, Miranda Richardson, and Rosemary Harris.
Mr. Colichman's Here TV, a division of Here Media, also recently earned a Daytime Entertainment Emmy Award nomination for the documentary 30 Years From Here, which chronicles the 30-year battle against the AIDS pandemic. The company also garnered a Daytime Entertainment Emmy Award nomination for The Ribbon of Hope Celebration.
Mr. Colichman and his films have received extensive recognition. In addition to Academy Awards®, Golden Globes, and GLAAD Media Awards, Mr. Colichman's productions have won Aurora Awards, Davey Awards, W3 Awards, the ACLU Pride Partnership Award, Outfest Awards, Omni Intermedia Awards, American Design Awards, Aegis Awards, Cine Awards, Communicator Awards, Creativity Awards, Hermes Awards, Telly Awards, Summit MEA Awards, and many others.
Other motion pictures produced and/or distributed by Mr. Colichman include Franco Zeffirelli's Callas Forever; Merchant-Ivory's Merci Docteur Rey; Gas Food Lodging; My New Gun; The Beans of Egypt, Maine; The Music of Chance; One False Move; Shakes the Clown; Blood and Concrete; Stephanie Daley; Shelter; Hellbent; The Hunting of the President; Tides of War; Britannic; Maze; Found; Blind Injustice; Fatal Reunion; Too Cool for Christmas; I'll Remember April; It Had to Be You; Sordid Lives; Beautiful Boxer; Storm Chasers; Deadly Skies; the Brotherhood series; The Paradise Virus; the Donald Strachey series; the Dante's Cove series; Air Force II; Kiss the Bride, A Date With Murder; the Edgar Allan Poe series; Christmas Caper; Urgency; The Delphi Effect; ShowBusiness; An Accidental Christmas, Something Evil Comes, Little Ashes; Vivere; Cthulhu; The Song of Sparrows; Serbis; Tokyo Sonata; and Shake Hands With the Devil as well as many others.
Mr. Colichman received a BA in Political Science and a MBA with Honors from UCLA Anderson. He has received awards from the ACLU, Outfest, the Stonewall Democrats and GLAAD. He was named one of UCLA Anderson's 100 most Inspirational Alumni.
- IMDb Mini Biography By: Christopher Donaldson