A veteran of the film industry, Rachael Horovitz is a producer of this year’s Academy-Award® nominated hit Moneyball, which she started developing in 2004 while at New Line Cinema. The film, based on Michael Lewis’ best-selling book, is directed by Bennett Miller, and stars Brad Pitt. It is one of the most critically acclaimed films of the year.
Horovitz’s producing credits also include HBO’s Grey Gardens (2009) for which she received an Emmy, a Golden Globe, Best Film from the Broadcast and Television Critics Awards, and the 2010 David Wolper Producer of the Year Award from the Producers Guild. About Schmidt (2002) was also produced by Horovitz (the film won Golden Globe Awards for Jack Nicholson’s performance as well as the screenplay, and was nominated for two Academy Awards®). Other films include State and Main (2000), Next Stop Wonderland (1998) and No Telling (1990).
Horovitz spent over a decade as a senior production executive at Revolution Studios and New Line Cinema. At Revolution, she worked on such projects as Mona Lisa Smile, Maid In Manhattan, and Samantha: An American Girl Holiday, which she executive-produced. At New Line, she worked with such filmmakers as Wes Anderson, Bernardo Bertolucci, Michel Gondry and Alexander Payne.
Active in New York City causes, Horovitz has served on the Board of Directors of the Ghetto Film School, through which she helped found The Cinema School, the country’s first public high school specializing in film.