Emma Thomas

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Emma Thomas
Emma Thomas 2.jpg
Thomas in January 2011
Born (1971-12-09) 9 December 1971 (age 46)
London, England
Residence Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Occupation Film producer
Years active 1997–present
Spouse(s)
Children 4

Emma Thomas (born 9 December 1971) is a British film producer, known for co-producing films such as The Prestige (2006), Inception (2010), the Dark Knight trilogy (2005–2012), Interstellar (2014) and Dunkirk (2017). She frequently collaborates with her husband, filmmaker Christopher Nolan.

Early life[edit]

Thomas was born in 1971 in London. She graduated from University College London,[1] where she met 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).[2][3] 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 2013, they live with their four children in Los Angeles, California.[4]

Filmography[edit]

Producer[edit]

Accolades[edit]

Academy Awards[edit]

Year Category Film Result Ref.
2010 Best Picture Inception Nominated [5]
2017 Dunkirk Nominated [6]

British Academy Film Awards[edit]

Year Category Film Result Ref.
2010 Best Film Inception Nominated [7]
2017 Dunkirk Nominated [8]

Golden Globe Awards[edit]

Year Category Film Result Ref.
2010 Best Motion Picture - Drama Inception Nominated [9]
2017 Dunkirk Nominated [10]

Producers Guild of America[edit]

Year Category Film Result Ref.
2008 Best Theatrical Motion Picture The Dark Knight Nominated [11]
2010 Inception Nominated [12]
2017 Dunkirk Nominated [13]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Welcome to Next Wave Films: Following
  2. ^ "Interview: Emma Thomas; The producer of Batman Begins talks about the cast, the script and the rumors". movies.ign.com. Retrieved 1 August 2010. 
  3. ^ Will Lawrence (19 July 2010) Christopher Nolan interview for Inception, The Daily Telegraph
  4. ^ Breznican, Anthony (15 July 2010). "With 'Inception', Chris Nolan's head games continue". USA Today. Retrieved 15 July 2010. 
  5. ^ "The 83rd Academy Awards (2011) Nominees and Winners". oscars.org. Archived from the original on 24 December 2013. Retrieved 26 April 2016. 
  6. ^ "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. 
  7. ^ "2011 Film Film - Bafta Awards". bafta.org. Retrieved 26 April 2018. 
  8. ^ "Film in 2018 - Bafta Awards". bafta.org. Retrieved 26 April 2018. 
  9. ^ "Winners & Nominees 2011". goldenglobes.com. Retrieved 26 April 2018. 
  10. ^ "Winners & Nominees 2018". goldenglobes.com. Retrieved 26 April 2018. 
  11. ^ McNary, Dave (5 January 2009). "PGA unveils film nominations". Variety. Archived from the original on 30 August 2017. Retrieved 26 April 2018. 
  12. ^ "Producers Guild Award Nominees Announced". Collider. 4 January 2011. Retrieved 26 April 2018. 
  13. ^ Pedersen, Erik (5 January 2018). "PGA Awards Film & TV Nominations Unveiled". Deadline.com. Retrieved 26 April 2018. 

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