Barnathan, Michael

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Barnathan, Michael


Son of Morris and Phyllis Barnathan. Education: New York University, graduated, 1980.


Office—1492 Pictures, 4000 Warner Blvd., Building 139, Suite 201, Burbank, CA 91522.


Producer and executive. Edgar J. Scherick Associates, staff member, c. 1983-88, executive vice president for production, c. 1988-90; Largo Entertainment, senior vice president for production, c. 1990-94; 1492 Pictures, Burbank, CA, partner and president, 1994—; also worked as production manager.

Awards, Honors:

Annual CableACE Award nomination (with others), outstanding movie or miniseries, National Cable Television Association, 1988, for Home Fires; Emmy Award nomination (with others), outstanding miniseries, 1990, for The Kennedys of Massachusetts.


Film Executive Producer:

Used People, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1992.

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (also known as Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone), Warner Bros., 2001.

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (also known as Harry Potter und die kammer des schreckens), Warner Bros., 2002.

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (also released as Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban: The IMAX Experience), Warner Bros., 2004.

Fantastic Four, Twentieth Century-Fox, 2005.

Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer, Twentieth Century-Fox, 2007.

Film Producer:

Nine Months, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1995.

Jingle All the Way, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1996.

Stepmom, Columbia TriStar, 1998.

Bicentennial Man (also known as Der 200 Jahre Mann), Buena Vista, 1999.

Monkeybone (animated), Twentieth Century-Fox, 2001.

Cheaper by the Dozen, Twentieth Century-Fox, 2003.

Christmas with the Kranks, Columbia, 2004.

Rent, Sony Pictures Releasing, 2005.

Night at the Museum, Twentieth Century-Fox, 2006.

Television Work; Miniseries:

Associate producer, On Wings of Eagles, NBC, 1986.

Co-executive producer, Home Fires, Showtime, 1987.

Executive producer, The Kennedys of Massachusetts, ABC, 1990.

Television Work; Movies:

Executive producer, Uncle Tom's Cabin, Showtime, 1987.

Producer, Stranger on My Land, ABC, 1988.

Producer, Unholy Matrimony (also known as Deadly Vows), CBS, 1988.

Television Work; Series:

Executive producer, For the People, 1996-97.



No Day but Today: The Story of "Rent," Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, 2006.