Eric Fellner is an English film producer. He was born on 10th October, 1959 in England. He owns the production company Working Title Films along with
. He went to the Cranleigh School, Surrey, England. He also went to the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London. He is currently in a relationship with model Laura Bailey for a long time and has two kids with her.
Fellner began his career for a music video production company named Zoetrope. There he produced videos for Fleetwood Mac, Duran Duran, The Rolling Stones, Rod Stewart, and
. Fellner along with Scott Millaney founded the Initial Pictures Company in the year 1985. Their first production was the feature film Sid and Nancy (1987). His next movies were Straight to Hell (1987) and Pascali’s Island (1988). Before joining the Working Title Films with Bevan, he produced A Kiss Before Dying, Year of Gun (1991).
Eric Fellner and Tim Bevan have the ownership of the Working Title Films production since 1992. Their company is the Europe’s leading film production company. The company has achieved milestones since then. The company was setup in the year 1983 by Tim Bevan, Sarah Radcliffe. Working Title has made more than 90 films so far. The films made by this company have won six Academy Awards, 26 BAFTA Awards and some prizes at the Berlin International and Cannes Film Festivals. Fellner along with Bevan won the Michael Balcon Award for an amazing contribution to the Cinema. They have also won Alexander Walker Film Award. Both of them have won the Commanders of the Order of the British Empire.
Working Title Films signed made a contract with the Universal Studios in 1999. After that deal, their company became the Britain’s largest production company that had their offices in London and Los Angeles. Some of their successful movies include Four Wedding and a Funeral (1994) which made around 250 million USD worldwide. Their movie Fargo and Dead Man Walking have won Oscars in the year 1996 and 1997. Elizabeth (1998) and Atonement (2007) got the nomination for the Best Picture Academy Award. Some of the recent works of the Working Title Films include The Big Lebowski, O Brother,
Burn After Reading
. The Working Title Films succeeded with filmmakers Stephan Daldry,
and many others. Their movie Mr.Bean’s Holiday was a great hit worldwide.