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Budgeting & Line Producing

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Jib Polhemus - Moderator

Michael Mandaville

Rene Besson

Rene Besson

Originally from Miami, RENÉ BESSON has been the Producer on Director Simon West's "The Mechanic", starring Jason Statham as well as "Stolen," starring Nicolas Cage. He also was Executive Producer on "Iceman" Starring Michael Shannon, Winona Ryder, Chris Evans and James Franco as well as "Stone," starring Robert De Niro and Edward Norton, "Trespass" with Nicole Kidman, "Straight A's," starring Luke Wilson and Anna Paquin, "Drive Angry" with Nicolas Cage and Amber Heard, "Texas Chainsaw Massacre 3D", "Homefront" starring Jason Statham, Kate Bosworth, and James Franco, "Stonehearst Asylum" Directed by Brad Anderson, starring Kate Beckinsale, Jim Sturgess, Ben Kingsley and Michael Caine, "The Taking of Deborah Logan" which he Produced with Bryan Singer,"The Free World", starring Elisabeth Moss and Octavia Spencer, "The Tale" Starring Laura Dern, "Gun Shy" starring Antonio Banderas and Olga Kurylenko, "Beast of Burden" starring Daniel Radcliffe, "Speed Kills" starring John Travolta, "Driven" Starring Jason Sudeikis, "Ordinary Love" starring Liam Neeson and "Military Wives" Starring Kristin Scott Thomas and Sharon Horgan.

Utilizing his expertise in maintaining studio-quality on-screen at independent prices, Besson has overseen production on the box office hits, "The Expendables," starring and directed by Sylvester Stallone, "Righteous Kill," starring Al Pacino and Robert De Niro, as well as "The Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call," starring Nicolas Cage, "Trust," starring Clive Owen and Catherine Keener "Leaves of Grass," starring Edward Norton, and "Solitary Man," starring Michael Douglas.

Additionally, he has worked as a Producer and Director on national promotion and branding campaigns for clients such as Sony Pictures Television, Telemundo, NBC, Bank of America, Subaru, uni-ball, Coca-Cola, Visa, Best Buy, Subaru, Budweiser, Sprint, Ready Pac, Kraft, TIAA CREF and the 2004 and 2008 Olympic Games.

He is a member of the Producer's Guild of America and the Director's Guild of America.


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