Nick Meyer

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For the writer, producer and director associated with The Seven-Per-Cent Solution and Star Trek, see Nicholas Meyer.

Nick Meyer is an American film producer. Meyer was the president of Paramount Vantage until December 2008.[1][2] In 2007, with Meyer as co-head of Paramount, the Studio received 19 Academy Award nominations.[3] Four of the Studio's 2007 feature films were honored: There Will Be Blood, a Paramount Vantage and Miramax co-production, received eight nominations, winning Best Picture among others; No Country for Old Men, also a Miramax and Paramount Vantage co-production, received eight nominations; Into the Wild earned two nominations; The Kite Runner garnered one nomination. At the 80th Academy Awards, Blood and No Country won a combined six awards, including the Academy Award for Best Picture for No Country, the Academy Award for Best Actor for Daniel Day-Lewis in Blood, and the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for Javier Bardem in No Country.

Formerly, Meyer was the long-time president of Lionsgate International, a division of Lionsgate Studios.[4] He is the head of Sierra Pictures, which he founded in 2009.[5][6][7] In 2010, Meyer formed White Knuckle Pictures with Brett Ratner to develop and finance moderately priced action films.[8] In 2011, his Sierra Pictures merged with film sales company Affinity International to become Sierra/Affinity.[9]

He is a graduate of Wesleyan University.[10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/hr/content_display/film/news/e3i607260fdc2070f66609172bbc194e4d1
  2. ^ Kay, Jeremy (2008-12-05). "Nick Meyer leaves Paramount Vantage, Guy Stodel stands in | News | Screen". Screendaily.com. Retrieved 2016-12-02. 
  3. ^ http://www.moviesonline.ca/movienews_13921.html
  4. ^ Kay, Jeremy (2007-05-02). "Paramount Vantage sales team takes shape with Walton hire | News | Screen". Screendaily.com. Retrieved 2016-12-02. 
  5. ^ Kay, Jeremy (2009-09-14). "Meyer's Sierra launches with Play, Day | News | Screen". Screendaily.com. Retrieved 2016-12-02. 
  6. ^ The Editors of GQ (2010-05-11). "How To Name Your Hollywood Production Company!". GQ. Retrieved 2016-12-02. 
  7. ^ http://www.kimmelinternational.com/company.aspx
  8. ^ Fleming, Mike (2010-03-25). "Brett Ratner, Nick Meyer Join Hands To Generate White Knuckle Thrillers". Deadline. Retrieved 2016-12-02. 
  9. ^ Indiewire Team (2011-01-06). "Announcing an almost-new sales company: Sierra/Affinity". IndieWire. Retrieved 2016-12-02. 
  10. ^ Lael Loewenstein (2008-03-27). "Basinger's students make their mark". Variety. Retrieved 2016-12-02.