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Dede Gardner

Dede Gardner
Education B.A. Columbia University
Occupation Movie producer
Known for President of Plan B Entertainment

Dorcas Wright "Dede" Gardner[1] is an American film producer and the president of Plan B Entertainment, a production company founded by Brad Pitt.[2]

Biography

She is the daughter of Dorothy and John Gardner, of Winnetka, Illinois.[1] She graduated cum laude from Columbia College, Columbia University[1] in 1990.[3] Her father is a partner at the Chicago investment bank William Blair & Company; her mother is president of the Michael Reese Health Trust.[1] In 2010, she married Jonathan Boris Berg in an Episcopalian ceremony on Martha's Vineyard.[1]

Filmography

Awards and nominations

In 2012, Gardner and her fellow producers were nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture for The Tree of Life.[5] In 2014, she won the Academy Award for Best Picture for the movie 12 Years a Slave alongside co-producers Brad Pitt, Steve McQueen, Jeremy Kleiner and Anthony Katagas. In 2015, she was nominated once again for the Academy Award for Best Picture for producing Selma alongside fellow producers Oprah Winfrey, Jeremy Kleiner, and Christian Colson. In 2017, she won her second Academy Award for Best Picture for the movie, Moonlight. She becomes the first female producer to win two Academy Award for Best Picture.

Academy Awards

Year Category Film Result
2011 Best Picture The Tree of Life Nominated
2013 12 Years a Slave Won
2014 Selma Nominated
2015 The Big Short Nominated
2016 Moonlight Won

AACTA International Awards

Year Category Film Result
2011 Best Film The Tree of Life Nominated
2013 12 Years a Slave Nominated
2015 The Big Short Nominated

AFI Awards

Year Category Film Result
2011 Top 10 Films The Tree of Life Won
2013 12 Years a Slave Won
2014 Selma Won
2015 The Big Short Won
2016 Moonlight Won

Alliance of Women Film Journalists

Year Category Film Result
2013 Best Picture 12 Years a Slave Won
2014 Selma Nominated

American Black Film Festival

Year Category Film Result
2013 Movie of the Year 12 Years a Slave Nominated

Awards Circuit Community Awards

Year Category Film Result
2007 Best Motion Picture The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford Nominated
2011 The Tree of Life Nominated
2013 12 Years a Slave Nominated
2014 Selma Nominated

Black Reel Awards

Year Category Film Result
2013 Best Film 12 Years a Slave Won
2014 Selma Won
2016 Moonlight Won

British Academy Film Awards

Year Category Film Result
2013 Best Film 12 Years a Slave Won
2015 The Big Short Nominated
2016 Moonlight Nominated

CinEuphoria Awards

Year Category Film Result
2013 Best International Film 12 Years a Slave Nominated

Gotham Awards

Year Category Film Result
2011 Best Feature The Tree of Life Won
2013 12 Years a Slave Nominated
Audience Award Nominated

Independent Spirit Awards

Year Category Film Result
2007 Best Film A Mighty Heart Nominated
2013 12 Years a Slave Won
2014 Selma Nominated

Italian Online Movie Awards

Year Category Film Result
2013 Best Picture 12 Years a Slave Nominated

Online Film & Television Association Awards

Year Category Film Result
2007 Best Picture The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford Nominated
2013 12 Years a Slave Won
2014 Selma Nominated
2015 The Big Short Nominated

Primetime Emmy Awards

Year Category Film Result
2014 Outstanding Television Movie The Normal Heart Won
2015 Nightingale Nominated

Producers Guild of America Awards

Year Category Film Result
2013 Best Theatrical Motion Picture 12 Years a Slave Won
2014 Best Long-Form Television The Normal Heart Nominated
Stanley Kramer Award Won
Visionary Award Won
2015 Best Theatrical Motion Picture The Big Short Won
2016 Best Theatrical Motion Picture Moonlight Nominated

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