DAVID HEYMAN is the producer of the Academy Award winning film, Gravity, directed by Alfonso Cuaron, starring Sandra Bullock and George Clooney, as well as the film adaptations of Michael Bond’s Paddington, and J.K Rowling’s Harry Potter books.
Most recently, Heyman produced Once Upon a Time in… Hollywood, directed by Quentin Tarantino, starring Leonard DiCaprio, Brad Pitt, Margot Robbie and Al Pacino.
He is currently working on The Secret Garden, directed by Marc Munden, and starring Colin Firth and Julie Walters, and is in pre-production on the third of J.K. Rowling’s Fantastic Beasts films having produced the first two films in the series.
Heyman won ShoWest’s Producer of the Year Award in 2003, becoming the first British producer to receive that honour.
In 2011, at the CineEurope trade fair, he was named Producer of the Decade and, later that year, he and J.K. Rowling picked up the BAFTA for Outstanding Contribution to Cinema after the final film in the Harry Potter franchise.
In 2016, he was honoured by the Producers Guild of America with its David O. Selznick Award for career achievement.