International Film Heritage Festival

Yangon, 4 – 13 November 2016

Ron Halpern

Ron Halpern
Ron Halpern has been in charge of international productions and acquisitions for Studiocanal since 2007 (currently Executive Vice President), overseeing its growth in international production and contributing to making the studio a European major. His past productions include Bafta winning and Academy Award nominated Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, Joel and Ethan Coen’s Inside Llewyn Davis, awarded the Jury’s Grand Prize at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival, and Non-Stop starring Liam Neeson.

Current productions include Legend starring Tom Hardy as both of the notorious Kray brothers, Luca Guadagnino’s A Bigger Splash with Tilda Swinton, Ralph Fiennes and Matthias Schoenaerts, and last but not least, James Marsh’s upcoming film The Mercy starring Colin Firth and Rachel Weisz. Acquisitions have included Moonrise Kingdom, and The Imitation Game among others. Halpern also oversees the theatrical adaptations and productions of Studiocanal, notably “The Producers” by Mel Brooks, “The Graduate” and “The Ladykillers.” Before joining Studiocanal, Halpern worked for CBS SPORTS at 3 Winter Olympic Games. He holds a BA and an MBA from Columbia University.