Emma Thomas

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Emma Thomas
Emma Thomas 2.jpg
Thomas in January 2011
Born (1971-12-09) 9 December 1971 (age 48)
London, England
OccupationFilm producer
Years active1997–present
Spouse(s)
Children4
RelativesJonathan Nolan (brother-in-law)

Emma Thomas Nolan[1] (born 9 December 1971) is an English film producer, known for frequent collaborations with her husband, filmmaker Christopher Nolan, co-producing films such as The Dark Knight Trilogy (2005–2012), The Prestige (2006), Inception (2010), Interstellar (2014), Dunkirk (2017), and Tenet (2020).

Early life[edit]

Thomas was born in 1971 in London. She graduated from University College London,[2] where she met Christopher Nolan, her future husband.

Career[edit]

Aside from producing films, Thomas worked as a script supervisor throughout the 1990s, and was an assistant to director Stephen Frears on High Fidelity (2000).[3][4] She has produced all of Nolan's films since 1997, with the exception of the short documentary film Quay (2015). Together they run the production company Syncopy Inc.

Personal life[edit]

Thomas married Christopher Nolan in 1997. As of 2018, they live with their four children in Los Angeles, California.[5]

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Notes
1997 Doodlebug Producer
1998 Following Producer
2000 Memento Associate producer
2002 Insomnia Co-producer
2005 Batman Begins Producer
2006 The Prestige Producer
2008 The Dark Knight Producer
Batman: Gotham Knight Executive producer
2010 Inception Producer
2012 The Dark Knight Rises Producer
2013 Man of Steel Producer
2014 Transcendence Executive producer
Interstellar Producer
2016 Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Executive producer
2017 Dunkirk Producer
Justice League Executive producer
2019 The Doll's Breath Executive producer
2020 Tenet Producer

Accolades[edit]

Academy Awards[edit]

Year Category Film Result Ref.
2010 Best Picture Inception Nominated [6]
2017 Dunkirk Nominated [7]

British Academy Film Awards[edit]

Year Category Film Result Ref.
2010 Best Film Inception Nominated [8]
2017 Dunkirk Nominated [9]

Golden Globe Awards[edit]

Year Category Film Result Ref.
2010 Best Motion Picture - Drama Inception Nominated [10]
2017 Dunkirk Nominated [11]

Producers Guild of America[edit]

Year Category Film Result Ref.
2008 Best Theatrical Motion Picture The Dark Knight Nominated [12]
2010 Inception Nominated [13]
2017 Dunkirk Nominated [14]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Superior Court of The State of California For The County of Los Angeles" (PDF). The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 19 May 2020.
  2. ^ Welcome to Next Wave Films: Following
  3. ^ Otto, Jeff (6 January 2005). "Interview: Emma Thomas". IGN. Retrieved 25 February 2020.
  4. ^ Will Lawrence (19 July 2010) Christopher Nolan interview for Inception, The Daily Telegraph
  5. ^ Breznican, Anthony (15 July 2010). "With 'Inception', Chris Nolan's head games continue". USA Today. Retrieved 15 July 2010.
  6. ^ "The 83rd Academy Awards (2011) Nominees and Winners". oscars.org. Archived from the original on 24 December 2013. Retrieved 26 April 2016.
  7. ^ "Oscar Nominations 2018: The Complete List - 90th Academy Awards". ABC. 23 January 2018. Archived from the original on 23 January 2018. Retrieved 26 April 2018.
  8. ^ "2011 Film Film - Bafta Awards". bafta.org. Retrieved 26 April 2018.
  9. ^ "Film in 2018 - Bafta Awards". bafta.org. Retrieved 26 April 2018.
  10. ^ "Winners & Nominees 2011". goldenglobes.com. Retrieved 26 April 2018.
  11. ^ "Winners & Nominees 2018". goldenglobes.com. Retrieved 26 April 2018.
  12. ^ McNary, Dave (5 January 2009). "PGA unveils film nominations". Variety. Archived from the original on 30 August 2017. Retrieved 26 April 2018.
  13. ^ "Producers Guild Award Nominees Announced". Collider. 4 January 2011. Retrieved 26 April 2018.
  14. ^ Pedersen, Erik (5 January 2018). "PGA Awards Film & TV Nominations Unveiled". Deadline.com. Retrieved 26 April 2018.

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