William Horberg - Amerykański producent filmowy. Gość specjalny Gali Sztuki Wyboru w 2014 roku. Dzięki jego uprzejmości mogliśmy w trakcie warsztatów Sztuki Wyboru w 2014 zaprezentować niedystrybuowany w Polsce film "Disconnect". Znany między innymi z wyprodukowania takich filmów jak: Chłopiec z latawcem, Upadłe anioły, Disconnect, Utalentowany pan Ripley, Wzgórze nadziei, Miłość Larsa, Mów do mnie, Synekdocha, Nowy Jork, Niebo, Zgon na pogrzebie, Obywatel Milk.
Zapraszamy do przeczytania opinii Williama Horberga na temat projektu Sztuka Wyboru i jego wrażeń z Gali Sztuki Wyboru, które umieścił na swoim blogu.
William Horberg is a Hollywood film producer and blogger. His films include Anthony Minghella's adaptations of the novels The Talented Mr. Ripley and Cold Mountain. He also produced the critically acclaimed Fallen Angels series for Showtime from 1993-1995.
He moved into production starting his company, FutureVision, Inc., and was a producer on Cheap Trick: Live At ChicagoFest for MTV, Chicago Blues, a thirteen-part series featuring legendary blues performers for subscription TV, and was an Associate Producer on Miami Blues, and Executive Producer on A Rage in Harlem for Miramax Films.
Horberg began his career in 1987 as a creative executive at Paramount Pictures and later a Senior Vice President of Production. While at Paramount he oversaw the development and production of such films as Ghost, The Naked Gun 2½: The Smell of Fear, Dead Again, Regarding Henry, Soapdish, The Addams Family and The Godfather Part III.
In 1993, Horberg joined producer/director Sydney Pollack's company, Mirage, where he produced such films as Cold Mountain based on the best-selling novel by Charles Frazier, The Talented Mr. Ripley, based on the novel by Patricia Highsmith, The Quiet American based on the novel by Graham Greene, Heaven and Searching for Bobby Fischer, the directorial debut of Oscar-winning screenwriter (Schindler's List) Steven Zaillian.
During that time, he also created and produced the critically acclaimed Showtime anthology series Fallen Angels which featured Tom Hanks, Tom Cruise, Steven Soderbergh and Alfonso Cuaron. He also produced the HBO film Poodle Springs based on the unfinished novel by Raymond Chandler and adapted by Tom Stoppard, along with Charlie Countryman.
In 2005, Horberg became President of Production at Sidney Kimmel Entertainment  where he produced or executive produced Talk To Me, Death at a Funeral, Married Life, Lars and the Real Girl, Synecdoche, New York the directorial debut of Oscar-winning screenwriter Charlie Kaufman, The Kite Runner based on the best-selling book by Khaled Hosseini, and Milk.
Most recently he founded an independent company, Wonderful Films which co-produced Death at a Funeral and Don't Be Afraid of the Dark. He also announced plans to co-produce, with Marc Forster, the drama film Disconnect directed by Henry Alex Rubin.