Blye Pagon Faust

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Blye Pagon Faust is an American film producer for the production company Rocklin/Faust.

Faust was raised in Monroe, Washington and attended college at Santa Clara University in Santa Clara, California before moving to Los Angeles to study Entertainment Law at the UCLA School of Law.[1][2] After getting her law degree, she worked for a law firm in Los Angeles before deciding to leave that field to work as a producer.[2] She began working on the film Spotlight with partner Nicole Rocklin in 2007,[3] and in the fall of 2009, she joined with Rocklin to form Rocklin/Faust.[2]

Faust has served as a co-producer for The Queen Latifah Show,[1] and in 2016, she won an Academy Award for Best Picture in the 88th Academy Awards for her work on Spotlight. She was also nominated for the BAFTA Award for Best Film for Spotlight in the 69th British Academy Film Awards.[4][5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Blye Pagon Faust on IMDb
  2. ^ a b c Freeman, Candy (4 April 2010). "Film Producers Nicole Rocklin and Blye Faust". I Am Entertainment. Vol. 1 no. 4. I Am Entertainment Media. Archived from the original on 2016-01-16. Retrieved 18 January 2016.
  3. ^ Liz Ohanesian. "'Spotlight' Producers Nicole Rocklin and Jonathan King on How a Local Story Can Make a Global Impact". KCET. Retrieved 18 January 2016.
  4. ^ "2016 Nominees". Oscars.org - Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Retrieved 14 January 2016.
  5. ^ "Nominations Announced for the EE British Academy Film Awards in 2016". bafta.org. Retrieved 14 January 2016.