Neda Armian – Executive Producer
Neda Armian is a New York-based film producer with a varied roster of projects from feature films to documentaries.
Her current feature film, Union Square, with writer-director Nancy Savoca, stars Mira Sorvino and Tammy Blanchard and is premiering at the Toronto Film Festival 2011. She is the supervising producer on The Loving Story, a feature documentary premiering on HBO in February 2012.
Armian is in post-production on Predisposed, with Jesse Eisenberg, Tracy Morgan, and Melissa Leo, and is in pre-production on The Longest Week with writer-director Peter Glanz.
Previously, she produced Rachel Getting Married, written by Jenny Lumet and directed by Jonathan Demme. The film premiered at the Venice and Toronto film festivals in 2008 and was nominated for six Spirit Awards as well as an Oscar for Best Actress (Anne Hathaway).
Armian's other work includes serving as co-producer on the Oscar-nominated feature documentary The Betrayal - Nerakhoon; producer for the feature-length documentary on president Jimmy Carter Jimmy Carter: Man From the Plains; executive producer on Right to Return: New Home Movies From the Lower 9th Ward, which premiered on PBS's Tavis Smiley over one week in May 2007; producer on the documentary Time Piece; producer on the the Emmy Award-nominated and Peabody Award-winning documentary Beah: A Black Woman Speaks, for HBO; and producer on the feature film The Truth About Charlie, starring Mark Wahlberg, Thandie Newton, and Tim Robbins. Through Armian Pictures, she developed and produced The Situation with Connie Nielsen and Damian Lewis. Directed by Philip Haas, the film was the first feature narrative produced about the Iraq war.
In addition to multiple original projects, Armian is developing adaptations of Elizabeth McCracken's critically acclaimed Giant's House and Keith Donohue's Stolen Child with Marc Platt Productions and Ron Nyswaner adapting.