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Born: March 24, 1953 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Cherry Point, North Carolina, USA Profession: producer, executive, film professor, advertising/publicity director

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A champion of independent filmmaking and a devoted collaborator with some of the industry's more idiosyncratic talents (e.g., Alan Rudolph, John Sayles, Gus Van Sant Jr, Jonathan Demme), Ira Deutchman has marketed motion pictures for over two decades. Even as an undergrad at Northwestern University, the future producer was involved in the marketing for the Midwest premiere of John Cassavetes' "A Woman Under the Influence" (1974). Deutchman went on to jobs at United Artists Classics, Films Inc. and Cinema 5 Ltd. where he marketed a number of high-profile foreign films and American independent features.

A champion of independent filmmaking and a devoted collaborator with some of the industry's more idiosyncratic talents (e.g., Alan Rudolph, John Sayles, Gus Van Sant Jr, Jonathan Demme), Ira Deutchman has marketed motion pictures for over two decades. Even as an undergrad at Northwestern University, the future producer was involved in the marketing for the Midwest premiere of John Cassavetes' "A Woman Under the Influence" (1974). Deutchman went on to jobs at United Artists Classics, Films Inc. and Cinema 5 Ltd. where he marketed a number of high-profile foreign films and American independent features.

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CAST: (feature film)

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 Independent's Day (1997) Himself
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1975:
Began working in film marketing
1975:
Involved in the marketing for John Cassavetes' "A Woman Under the Influence" while still a college student (date approximate)
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Worked at United Artists, Films Inc. and Cinema 5 Ltd.
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Co-founded and served as president of marketing and distribution for Cinecom Entertainment Group
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As president of The Deutchman Company, he provided marketing consulting services for such films as "sex, lies, and videotape", "To Sleep With Anger" and "Metropolitan"
1987:
Was co-executive producer of "Swimming to Cambodia"
1991:
Executive produced "Straight Out of Brooklyn"
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Founded and served as president of Fine Line Features; acquired and released over 60 titles; produced numerous films
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Served as Senior Vice President of New Line Cinema Corporation, Fine Line's parent company
1994:
Joined forces with Alan Rudolph for the first time to executive produce "Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle"
1995:
Left Fine Line; became president of Redeemable Features, a NYC-based production company for film and TV projects
1997:
Co-produced "Kiss Me, Guido"
1998:
Served as a producer on "54"
2000:
Announced formation of StudioNext, a digital production and Internet streaming technology firm
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Education

Northwestern University: Evanston , Illinois -

Notes

As an adjunct professor in the Film Division of Columbia University, Deutchman ha taught finance and distribution.

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