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Adele Romanski

Adele Romanski
Occupation Film producer
Years active 2006–present
Spouse(s) James Laxton

Adele Romanski is an Oscar-nominated, independent film producer. She is best known for producing the films Moonlight and The Myth of the American Sleepover.


Adele Romanski graduated from Florida State University in 2004.[1] She attended FSU with director Barry Jenkins.[2] She was instrumental in instigating Jenkins' sophomore feature, Moonlight, including getting him to decide on concepts, scouting locations and recommending Mahershala Ali for the role of Juan.[3][4]

She is married to Academy Award nominated cinematographer James Laxton.[5]


She is currently producing Under the Silver Lake. In January 2017 it was announced she would executive producer season 2 of The Girlfriend Experience.[6]


As producer

Year Film Director Other notes
2010 The Myth of the American Sleepover David Robert Mitchell Nominated—Independent Spirit Awards Producers Award
The Freebie Katie Aselton
2012 Black Rock Katie Aselton
2013 Bad Milo! Jacob Vaughan
2014 War Story Mark Jackson co-producer
Kicks Justin Tipping
Morris from America Chad Hartigan U.S. Dramatic Competition — 2016 Sundance Film Festival
Moonlight Barry Jenkins Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture – Drama
British Independent Film Awards Best Foreign Independent Film
Pending — Academy Award for Best Picture
Nominated — British Academy Film Awards Best Film
Nominated — Producers Guild of America Awards Best Film
2017 Under the Silver Lake David Robert Mitchell Filming


  1. ^ Heller, Dave. "FSU alumni make history with 8 Oscar nominations for 'Moonlight'". Florida State University News. Retrieved 27 January 2017. 
  2. ^ Keegan, Rebecca. "To give birth to 'Moonlight,' writer-director Barry Jenkins dug deep into his past". LA Times. Retrieved 27 January 2017. 
  3. ^ Stephenson, Will. "Where's The Next Film, Barry?". The Fader. Retrieved 27 January 2017. 
  4. ^ Grady, Pam. "With 'Moonlight' and more, Mahershala Ali hits stratosphere". The San Francisco Chronicle. Retrieved 27 January 2017. 
  5. ^ Pressberg, Matt. "Oscar Nominee Reactions: Meryl Streep Sends GIF, Jeff Bridges Says 'Woo Hoo!'". The Wrap. Retrieved 27 January 2017. 
  6. ^ Sandberg, Bryn. "Starz' 'The Girlfriend Experience' Sets Trio for Season 2". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 27 January 2017.