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Kristie Macosko Krieger is an Academy Award® nominated producer at Amblin Partners and a longtime associate of Steven Spielberg. Most recently, Kristie produced the upcoming film Ready Player One, based on Ernest Cline’s best-selling novel, and The Post, starring Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks. She was also a producer on Bridge of Spies which was nominated for six Academy Awards® including Best Picture.

Previously, Krieger served as executive producer on The BFG and co-producer on Lincoln. Based in part on Doris Kearns Goodwin’s book Team of Rivals, Lincoln was directed by Spielberg from a screenplay by Tony Kushner, and starred Daniel Day-Lewis, Sally Field and Tommy Lee Jones. Lincoln received 12 Academy Award® nominations, winning two for Best Actor and Best Production Design, and grossed $275 million worldwide.

As an associate producer, Krieger’s credits include: War Horse, based on Michael Morpurgo’s award-winning novel, which was directed by Spielberg and nominated for six Academy Awards including Best Picture; and Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, also directed by Spielberg, which starred Harrison Ford, Cate Blanchett and Shia LaBeouf and grossed over $700 million worldwide.

Krieger began her career with the USC Shoah Foundation, where she served as head of worldwide publicity, before joining DreamWorks Studios in 1997.  She holds a degree from UC Davis and is a member of the Producers branch of The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and BAFTA.



Producers’ Masterclass: The Power of Creative Collaboration Part 2, sponsored by Pinewood Atlanta Studios

In its eagerly anticipated annual event, PBNY investigates the filmmaking process with the help of producers from some of this year’s most acclaimed features. These producers will take the stage with key collaborators, ready to discuss how their partnerships provided the defining elements of their memorable films, setting them on their course for awards season.