Medjuck on March 6, 2012
|Born||February 17, 1943
Fredericton, New Brunswick
Life and career
Medjuck was born in Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada. He received his BA in Honors English from McGill University and his MA and PhD from the University of Toronto where he taught for 12 years and founded the Cinema Studies Program at Innis College.
While teaching at U of T Medjuck also worked as a journalist for the film magazine Take One, The Canadian Forum, The London Times Literary Supplement The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation and TV Ontario.
His producing credits include the films Stripes, Heavy Metal, Ghostbusters, Legal Eagles, Twins, Beethoven, Kindergarten Cop, Dave, Junior, Commandments, Father’s Day, Private Parts, Space Jam, Six Days/Seven Nights, Road Trip, Old School, Eurotrip, Disturbia, Chloe, Up in the Air, No Strings Attached, Hitchcock and Draft Day.
In television his producing credits include the cartoon shows The Real Ghostbusters, Beethoven and Mummies Alive as well as the Emmy nominated HBO film The Late Shift.
Medjuck was one of the founders of The Criterion Collection. He lives in Montecito, California with his wife Laurie Deans.