Steven Spielberg, one of the industry’s most successful and influential filmmakers, is a principal partner of Amblin Partners. He has directed, produced, or executive produced some of the top-grossing films of all time, including “Jurassic Park” and “E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial.” Among his myriad honors, he is a three-time Academy Award® winner, earning two Oscars® for Best Director and Best Picture for “Schindler’s List,” and a third Oscar® for Best Director for “Saving Private Ryan.” He is a recipient of the DGA’s Lifetime Achievement Award, the American Film Institute’s Lifetime Achievement Award, the prestigious Irving G. Thalberg Award from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, and a Kennedy Center Honor. Spielberg has not limited his successto the big screen.
He was an executive producer on the long-running Emmy-winning TV drama “E.R.” produced by his Amblin Entertainment company and Warner Bros. Spielberg also executive produced the Emmy and Golden Globe winning FX series “The Americans,” and the Emmy-winning Sci-Fi Channel miniseries “Taken.” On the heels of their experience on “Saving Private Ryan,” he and Tom Hanks teamed to executive produce the 2001 HBO miniseries “Band of Brothers,” based on Stephen Ambrose’s book about a U.S. Army unit in Europe in World War II.
Among its many awards, the project won both Emmy and Golden Globe Awards for Outstanding Miniseries. He and Hanks reunited to executive produce the acclaimed 2010 HBO miniseries “The Pacific,” this time focusing on the Marines in WWII’s Pacific theatre. “The Pacific” won eight Emmy Awards, including Outstanding Miniseries.
In 2017, he executive produced and appeared in the Emmy-winning, three-part Netflix documentary series “Five Came Back.” This series focuses on five directors whose war-related works were analyzed by modern filmmakers, including Spielberg. He is currently an executive producer on Discovery’s upcoming series “Why We Hate” and Apple’s “Amazing Stories.”