Nina Jacobson
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Color Force

Nina
Jacobson

Following her stint years back as president of Disney’s Buena Vista Motion Picture Group, Jacobson established herself as a major independent producer with a pair of franchises, one big (“Diary of a Wimpy Kid”) and the other huge (“The Hunger Games”). Partnered with Brad Simpson in their production label Color Force since 2012, she’s enjoyed continued success with a progressive slate of projects, including features “Crazy Rich Asians” (2018) and “All Day and a Night” (2020), along with television series “Pose,” “American Crime Story” and Hulu’s upcoming “Y: The Last Man.” While her recent big-screen adaptation of the Donna Tartt novel “The Goldfinch” did not find success, she looks to be back in the win column with a “Hunger Games” prequel scheduled to shoot in 2021.

Career

  • THE HUNGER GAMES
  • CRAZY RICH ASIANS
  • AMERICAN CRIME STORY: THE PEOPLE V. O.J. SIMPSON

Education

  • Brown University (RI, USA)

Variety Honors

  • 2017 Variety500 Honoree
  • 2018 Variety500 Honoree
  • 2019 Variety500 Honoree
  • 2020 Variety500 Honoree
  • Women's Impact
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