He began his career as an independent producer but soon went on to be named president of Spelling Entertainment's movie division. During his tenure at Spelling, he produced the hit comedy Soapdish that garnered star Kevin Kline a Golden Globe nomination. He then went on to become president of Rastar productions. In this position, Greisman was involved with every aspect of production: development, casting, budgeting/finance, marketing and distribution. He also produced Mike Figgis' romantic drama Mr. Jones starring Richard Gere.
In 1992, he was appointed president of Savoy Pictures. During his time at Savoy, the company produced and released over fifteen motion pictures. Greisman guided all of these films from conception through release. Among the highlights are Academy Award nominated Shadowlands, starring Anthony Hopkins and Debra Winger, and Robert De Niro's stunning directorial debut A Bronx Tale.
Additional producing credits include such films as Loose Cannons with Dan Ackroyd and Gene Hackman, Fletch and Fletch Lives with Chevy Chase, Satisfaction with Julia Roberts, Surrender with Sally Field and Michael Caine, Windy City with Kate Capshaw, and Heart Beat starring Nick Nolte and Sissy Spacek.
Alan Greisman and Rob Reiner became producing partners in the Fall of 2002. Alex & Emma is their first picture under the Reiner/Greisman banner.
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