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Elliott Lewitt
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Elliott Lewitt

Elliott Lewitt has over 20 years experience in the motion picture industry as a producer. Among his feature film credits are the award-winning 1986 film At Close Range (Orion Pictures), starring Christopher Walken and Sean Penn; Zelly and Me (Columbia Pictures), Shadow of China (Fine Line Features/New Line Cinema), That Night (Warner Bros.), Woman Wanted (independent/Encore), and The Watcher (Universal Pictures), all of which he developed and produced or executive produced. Lewitt has extensive experience in studio and independent productions, and has worked with North American, European and Asian producers and filmmakers on a wide range of distinguished feature film projects.

Elliott Lewitt Productions has developed a slate of feature films by Academy Award-winning screenwriters (Deric Washburn, The Deer Hunter), and Academy Award-nominated writers (Nick Kazan, Reversal of Fortune).

Lewitt's professional background includes post-graduate degrees in early-modern European history, specializing in cultural and art history, from The University of Toronto. As a graduate student, Lewitt taught in the Department of History at The University of Toronto, in addition to studying film production and instructing at The Photographic Arts Center, Ryerson Polytechnical Institute in Toronto.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2004.

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