Shivani Rawat

Summary

Shivani Rawat
Born
New Jersey, U.S.
Alma materWelham Girls' School
The New School
New York Film Academy
OccupationFilm producer
Known forTrumbo (2015)
Captain Fantastic (2016)

Shivani Rawat is a film producer based in New York known for producing independent films like Danny Collins (2015), Trumbo (2015), Captain Fantastic (2016) and Brian Banks (2018).[1] She is the founder and CEO of ShivHans Pictures, a production house that supports feature films that don't fit into the Hollywood model.[2][3] In May 2020, former head of Miramax and HBO Films, Julie Goldstein, joined ShivHans Pictures as Head of Production.[4]

Rawat is a board member for Annenberg Inclusion Initiative at the USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism.[5] In 2014, the American film distribution company Bleecker Street entered into an exclusive distribution deal with ShivHans Pictures, ensuring the US distribution for all its films.[6]

Rawat attended Welham Girls' School in Dehradun, and is a graduate of The New School and New York Film Academy.[7]

Filmography

Year Film Notes
2013 Rajjo Actress only; as Sakina
2015 Trumbo[8] Producer
Danny Collins[5] Executive Producer
2016 Captain Fantastic Producer
2018 The Polka King[5] Producer
Hotel Mumbai (Uncredited)
Brian Banks[9]
Beirut[10][11]
2020 Wander Darkly[12] Producer
The Water Man
The Trial of the Chicago 7 Executive producer
2021 The Ice Road[13] Producer

References

  1. ^ David Walters More stories by David Walters (2017-01-11). "The Sundance Kid's Hot Streak". Bloomberg.com. Bloomberg. Retrieved 2020-05-14.
  2. ^ Setoodeh, Ramin (April 3, 2019). "'Hotel Mumbai' Producer Shivani Rawat Steps Up to the Plate for Indie Films".
  3. ^ "Shivani Rawat".
  4. ^ "Julie Goldstein Joins ShivHans Pictures as Head of Production (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter.
  5. ^ a b c "Shivani Rawat | USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism". Annenberg.usc.edu. 2018-09-17. Retrieved 2020-05-14.
  6. ^ Alexandra Cheney (2014-08-13). "Ex-Focus Features Chief Launches Distribution Company – Variety". Variety.com. Retrieved 2020-05-14.
  7. ^ "Could Producer Shivani Rawat be the Next Megan Ellison?". 19 March 2015.
  8. ^ "TIFF: 'Trumbo' Feted at THR-Hosted Dinner With Bryan Cranston, John Goodman". Hollywood Reporter. 2015-09-14. Retrieved 2020-05-14.
  9. ^ Justin Kroll (2017-04-28). "'Bruce Almighty' Helmer to Direct 'Brian Banks' Biopic – Variety". Variety.com. Retrieved 2020-05-14.
  10. ^ "NZIFF: Beirut" – via www.nziff.co.nz.
  11. ^ "'Beirut' Thrills at the 2018 Spring KCET Cinema Series". KCET. April 5, 2018.
  12. ^ Macaulay, Scott. "Sundance 2020 Announces 118 Feature Films".
  13. ^ Mike Fleming Jr (2020-02-11). "Laurence Fishburne The Ice Road Liam Neeson; Shivhans Code Entertainment – Deadline". Deadline.com. Retrieved 2020-05-14.

External links

  • Shivani Rawat at IMDb
  • Bloomberg profile
  • British Film Institute profile