Todd Lieberman

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Todd Lieberman
Todd Darren Lieberman

(1973-02-20) February 20, 1973 (age 50)
Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.
Alma mater University of Pennsylvania
Occupation(s)Film and television producer
Years active1996–present
Heather Zeegen
(m. 2001)

Todd Darren Lieberman (born February 20, 1973) [1] is an American film and television producer. He founded Hidden Pictures Media [2] in 2022 and won an Emmy for Chip 'n Dale: Rescue Rangers in 2022. [3] He co-founded Mandeville Films and Television with David Hoberman in 2002. [4] Mandeville has produced several notable films, including The Fighter , which won two Academy Awards in 2010, and for which Lieberman was nominated for the Oscar for Best Picture. [5]


Early life

Todd was born to a Jewish family [6] in Cleveland, and grew up in Lyndhurst and Pepper Pike, Ohio. He graduated from Hawken School. [7] and the University of Pennsylvania. There he was a member of the Mask and Wig Club. He performed with local theatre groups in Ohio before college where he continued to perform, then moving to Los Angeles in 1995. He began there with acting and then moved on to writing, reviewing film scripts, then on to directing and producing. [7] He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Pennsylvania in 1995 where he was a member of the Alpha Epsilon Pi fraternity (Gamma Chapter, Omega pledge class) and The Mask and Wig Club. [8] [9]


Lieberman was Senior Vice President for International Finance at the production company Hyde Park Entertainment, which produced and co-financed films such as Anti-Trust, Bandits and Moonlight Mile . Lieberman established himself at the international sales and distribution company Summit Entertainment, where he progressed thanks to championing the independent film Memento and acquiring the rights to American Pie . [10]

In 1999, Lieberman was hired by David Hoberman to work for Mandeville Films. [11] After a short hiatus, the two re-formed the production company as Mandeville Films and Television in 2002, with both serving as co-owners and company partners. [12] In 2001, he was named one of the "35 under 35" people to watch in the business by The Hollywood Reporter [13] and was named by the same The Hollywood Reporter as 30 of the most powerful producers in the business in 2015. [14]

His films have accrued several accolades over the years, including a People’s Choice Award for “The Proposal”, "AFI Awards Movie of the Year Award" [15] and "Academy Award [16] for "The Fighter", PGA Award for "Wonder", Hollywood Film Award for "Stronger (2017)", and an Emmy [17] for "Chip 'n Dale: Rescue Rangers"

In 2018 Lieberman was awarded the key to the state of Ohio. [18]

In 2022, Todd Lieberman launched his new production company, Hidden Pictures. [2]

Personal life

Lieberman is married to former film producer Heather Lieberman (née Zeegen). Together, the couple have 2 sons Jasper and Isadore. [19] He is a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, and is a mentor at the Producers Guild of America.

Lieberman serves on the Creative Council of Represent.Us, a nonpartisan anti-corruption organization [20] and serves as a judge on the Hamptons International Film Festival. [21]

He is not related to Joe Lieberman.

In 2022, the University of Pennsylvania honored Lieberman with Penn's Creative Spirit Award. [22]


He was a producer in all films unless otherwise noted.


2003 Bringing Down the House Co-producer
2004 Raising Helen Co-producer
The Last Shot Executive producer
2005 Beauty Shop Executive producer
2006 Eight Below Executive producer
The Shaggy Dog Executive producer
Five Fingers Executive producer
2007 Wild Hogs
2008 Traitor
Beverly Hills Chihuahua
The Lazarus Project
2009 The Proposal
2010 The Fighter
2011 The Muppets
2013 Warm Bodies
21 & Over
2014 Muppets Most Wanted
2015 The Divergent Series: Insurgent Executive producer
Broken Horses Executive producer
2016 The Divergent Series: Allegiant Executive producer
The Duel
2017 Beauty and the Beast
2018 Extinction
2019 The Aeronauts
2022 Chip 'n Dale: Rescue Rangers
Shotgun Wedding
2023 White Bird: A Wonder Story
TBA Flight of the Navigator


2007 The Kill Point Executive producer
2010−11 Detroit 1-8-7 Executive producer
2011 Geek Charming Executive producerTelevision film
2013King JohnExecutive producerTelevision film
2014WarriorsExecutive producerTelevision film
Sea of FireExecutive producerTelevision film
2015 Wicked City Executive producer
2016 The Family Executive producer
Sing It! Executive producer
2018The MissionExecutive producerTelevision film
StepsExecutive producerTelevision film
2019 The Fix Executive producer
2020Harlem's KitchenExecutive producerTelevision pilot
2021 Hit & Run Executive producer
The Hypnotist's Love Story Executive producerTelevision pilot

Awards and nominations

2008 Black Reel Awards Best Film Traitor (shared with Don Cheadle, Jeffrey Silver and David Hoberman)Nominated
2010 Academy Awards Best Picture The Fighter (shared with David Hoberman and Mark Wahlberg)Nominated
Awards Circuit Community AwardsACCA – Best Motion PictureNominated
Davis Award – Best Motion PictureThe Fighter (shared with Dorothy Aufiero, Ryan Kavanaugh, Paul Tamasy and Mark Wahlberg)Nominated
2011 AFI Awards Movie of the YearThe Fighter (shared with David Hoberman and Mark Wahlberg)Won
PGA Awards Best Theatrical Motion Picture Nominated
2012 Christopher Awards Feature FilmThe Muppets (shared with James Bobin, Martin G. Baker, Bill Barretta, David Hoberman, John G. Scotti, Jason Segel, Nicholas Stoller)Won
BAFTA Awards BAFTA Children's Award for Best Feature Film The Muppets (shared with David Hoberman and James Bobin)Nominated
2014 BAFTA Kids' Vote – Feature Film Muppets Most Wanted (shared with James Bobin, David Hoberman and Nicholas Stoller)Nominated
2022 Emmy Awards Best Film Chip 'n Dale: Rescue Rangers Won [23]

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