Cat Villiers started her career as a magazine editor, working for photographer David Bailey and for editor Tina Brown. Moving into film production her first feature film was Milcho Manchevski’s Before The Rain, winner of the Venice Film Festival’s Golden Lion in 1994, and an Academy Award Nomination in 1995. Over the following years she has produced, executive produced and co-produced more than twelve films. Her credit’s include Agnieska Holland’s Total Eclipse with Leonardo di Caprio; British comedy Saving Grace, winner of the 2000 Sundance Audience Award, directed by Nigel Cole; Bernard Rose’s Ivans Xtc with Danny Huston; the 2002 Golden Globe and Academy Award winner No Mans Land, directed by Danis Tanovic; and The Proposition written by Nick Cave and directed by John Hillcoat, with Guy Pearce, Ray Winstone, Danny Huston, John Hurt, and Emily Watson. Cat is a Trustee of the Katrin Cartlidge Foundation, a charitable trust that supports and mentors new directorial talent. She was recently awarded The Heart of Sarajevo.
|2008 Jury Member|