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Eric Fellner
Background information
Born 1959, UK
Occupation Film Producer
Years active 1980s-present
Associated acts Duran Duran
Peter Gabriel
Kajagoogoo
The Rolling Stones
Film Producer

Eric Fellner (born 1959) is a British film producer, whose work has included producing videos for Duran Duran.

BiographyEdit

Fellner began his career for Zoetrope, a music video production company in the UK, and eventually produced videos for Duran Duran, Fleetwood Mac, The Rolling Stones, Elton John, and Rod Stewart, among others. This also included producing Duran Duran's Live at Hammersmith '82! concert recording and the "Hungry Like The Wolf" video. Fellner founded the Initial Pictures company with partner Scott Millaney in 1985, and they produced their first feature film, Sid and Nancy which was about the singer of the Sex Pistols, released in 1986. This was followed by Straight to Hell (1987), as well as Pascali's Island (1988), starring Ben Kingsley. Fellner and Initial Pictures executive produced A Kiss Before Dying and Year of the Gun (both 1991) before he split with Millaney and joined Tim Bevan in Working Title.

Eric and partner Tim Bevan in Working Title Films have the distinction of having produced or executive produced three consecutive nominees for the Academy Award for best picture for Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994), Dead Man Walking (1995), and Fargo (1996).

In the 2000s Eric's credits include co-producing the romantic comedy Bridget Jones Diary (2001), producing Richard Curtis directorial debut Love Actually (2003) and producing the sequel Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason (2004). He also earned a second Academy Award nomination for Best Picture for producing Atonement (2007).

A selection of music creditsEdit

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