Eric Fellner is Co-Chairman and Co-Founder of Working Title Films, one of the world’s leading film companies, which he formed in 1984 and then partnered with Co-chairman Eric Fellner in 1992. Working Title has made over 100 films that have grossed over $6 billion worldwide. Their films have won 11 Academy Awards®, 37 BAFTA Awards, and prestigious prizes at the Cannes and Berlin International Film Festivals for films such as James Marsh’s The Theory of Everything (2014), Tom Hooper’s Les Misérables (2012), Joe Wright’s Anna Karenina (2012), Tim Robbins’ Dead Man Walking (1995); Joel and Ethan Coen’s Fargo (1996); Shekhar Kapur’s Elizabeth (1998) and Elizabeth: The Golden Age (2007); and Joe Wright’s Atonement (2007).
In 2013 Fellner and Bevan were awarded the Producers Guild of America's David O. Selznick Achievement Award in Theatrical Motion Pictures, the PGA's highest honour for motion picture producers. They have been accorded two of the highest film awards given to British filmmakers: the Michael Balcon Award for Outstanding British Contribution to Cinema at the Orange British Academy Film BAFTA Awards and the Alexander Walker Film Award at the Evening Standard British Film Awards. They have also both been honoured with CBEs (Commanders of the British Empire).
The company’s commercial and critical hits include About a Boy (2002), Notting Hill (1999), Johnny English (2003), Billy Elliot (2000), Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994), Bridget Jones’s Diary (2001), Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason (2004), O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000), Love Actually (2003), Shaun of the Dead (2004), Pride & Prejudice (2005), Nanny McPhee (2005), United 93 (2006), Hot Fuzz (2007), Burn After Reading (2008), Frost/Nixon (2008), Senna (2010), Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011), I Give It A Year (2013), About Time (2013), and Rush (2013).
Other Working Title releases include Baltasar Kormakur’s Everest (2015) starring Jason Clark, Jake Gyllenhaal and Josh Brolin, Brian Helgeland’s Legend (2015) starring Tom Hardy and Emily Browning, Max Joseph’s We Are Your Friends (2015) starring Zac Efron and Emily Ratajkowski, Hail Caesar! (2016) their eighth film with Joel and Ethan Coen, starring George Clooney, Josh Brolin and Channing Tatum, Tom Hooper’s The Danish Girl (2015), starring Eddie Redmayne and Alicia Vikander and Louis Leterrier’s Grimsby (2016) starring Sacha Baron Cohen, Rebel Wilson, Isla Fisher and Mark Strong.Visit Eric's IMDb page