Laura Ziskin

Laura Ziskin

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Laura Ellen Ziskin (born March 3, 1950) is an American film producer. Ziskin became the first woman to produce the Academy Awards telecast alone in 2002. She repeated the job in 2007. Ziskin was born and raised in the San Fernando Valley, California, the daughter of Mae Lee and Jay Ziskin, a writer. Her family was Jewish. She is a 1973 graduate of the University of Southern California USC School of Cinematic Arts. After graduation, Ziskin started out writing for game shows and then became the personal assistant of Jon Peters. She quickly became a development executive, moving into feature films with Jon Peters' production company where she worked on the 1976 remake of A Star Is Born, starring Barbra Streisand. In 1978, she was the associate producer of The Eyes of Laura Mars.
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  • Paperback | 132 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 8mm | 204g
  • Acu Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135823531
  • 9786135823530