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Founded in 1998 by Executive Producer Jacqueline Kelman Bisbee and renowned filmmaker/cinematographer Lance Acord, Bicoastal/London-based Park Pictures has an auspicious track record of discovering and mentoring new filmmaking talent and infusing all projects with big screen production values. Park Pictures has forged strong partnerships with agencies and clients by engaging all members of its team in creative problem solving.
In March 2010, the Park Pictures produced short film, The New Tenants, won the 2009 Academy Award for Best Live Action Short Film.
In 2012, Creativity Magazine named Lance Acord’s Nike “Jogger” the Best TV Spot of the Year, and for the third time, he was nominated for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Commercials at the 2012 DGA Awards. He was also recently nominated for the 2013 Emmy Award for Outstanding Commercial for Nike “Jogger”.
Also in 2012, Park Pictures Features debuted its premiere project with the Sundance hit Robot & Frank, directed by Park director Jake Schreier and starring Frank Langella, Susan Sarandon, James Marsden, Liv Tyler, Jeremy Strong, and Peter Sarsgaard. They recently completed two more feature films, God’s Pocket, directed by John Slattery and starring Philip Seymour Hoffman, and Infinitely Polar Bear, directed by Maya Forbes and starring Mark Ruffalo and Zoe Saldana. Both films premiered at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival. God’s Pocket was recently released by IFC Films, and Infinitely Polar Bear was picked up for distribution by Sony Classics.