Co-Founder, Tribeca Productions
Co-Founder and Executive Chair, Tribeca Enterprises
Co-Founder and Co-Chair, Tribeca Film Festival
Since co-founding Tribeca Productions with Robert De Niro in 1988, Jane Rosenthal has distinguished herself as a leading producer, with a roster of both critically and commercially acclaimed films. Rosenthal produced one of the highest grossing comedy franchises of all times—Meet The Parents (2000), Meet The Fockers (2004), directed by Jay Roach and Little Fockers, directed by Paul Weitz, for Universal Pictures (2010).
Rosenthal produced the box office sensation Analyze This (1999), Harold Ramis; its sequel Analyze That (2002), Harold Ramis; the Academy Award©-nominated Wag the Dog (1997), Barry Levinson; and critically acclaimed films Marvin’s Room (1996), Jerry Zaks; and About a Boy (2002) Chris and Paul Weitz.
Additional credits include executive producer for “NYC22” (CBS Network). Being Flynn (2012), Paul Weitz; Public Enemies (2009), Michael Mann; and producer for What Just Happened? (2008), Barry Levinson; The Good Shepherd (2006) Robert De Niro; Rent (2005), Chris Columbus; House of D (2005), David Duchovny; Stage Beauty (2004), Sir Richard Eyre; Showtime (2002), Tom Dey; The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle (2000), Des McAnuff; Flawless (1999), Joel Schumacher; A Bronx Tale (1993) Robert De Niro; The Night We Never Met (1993), Warren Leight; Thunderheart (1992), Michael Apted; Mistress (1992), Barry Primus; and Night and the City (1992), Irwin Winkler.
She most recently produced Katie Holmes feature directorial debut, All We Had, which released end of 2016, and The Wizard of Lies, directed by Barry Levinson, for HBO Films, which will be released in 2017. Rosenthal is in development on Martin Scorsese's The Irishman and The Good House for FilmNation Entertainment.
Rosenthal cofounded the Tribeca Film Festival following the attacks on the World Trade Center. Under her leadership, the Festival has evolved from an annual event to spur the economic and cultural revitalization of lower Manhattan into one of the foremost innovative storytelling events in the United States that is a gathering place for filmmakers, artists, innovators, and the global creative community. Rosenthal co-founded the Tribeca Film Institute in 2001 and serves as co-chair of the board. An instrumental resource for filmmakers and arts education, TFI has awarded more than $6.5 million in grants to more than 1,425 storytellers around the world and engaged with over 112,000 New York City students and educators through its Tribeca Teaches Program.
In 2003, Rosenthal formed Tribeca Enterprises, a multiplatform storytelling company, to provide artists with unique platforms to expand the audience for their work and broadens consumer access to experience storytelling, independent film and media. The company operates a network of branded entertainment businesses including the Tribeca Film Festival, Tribeca Studios, and Tribeca Film Festival International. Rosenthal is Executive Chair of the company.
Rosenthal has been featured numerous times in Variety’s Women in Showbiz and The Hollywood Reporter’s Women in Entertainment issues. She is also a member of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences and has been honored by Women in Film, Red Cross, The Museum of the Moving Image, Tisch School of Arts at NYU, The Matrix Award, and The National September 11th Memorial & Museum. In 2011, she was presented with the Jane Jacobs Medal for Lifetime Leadership from The Rockefeller Foundation.
Prior to founding Tribeca Productions, Rosenthal was an executive at CBS-TV and The Walt Disney Company. She is an active leader on the boards of the Tribeca Film Institute, the National September 11 Memorial & Museum at The World Trade Center, the Child Mind Institute, the American Museum of the Moving Image, and the NYU Tisch School of the Arts Dean’s Council, and Eko.