Neda Armian is a New York-based film producer with a varied roster of projects from feature films to documentaries. She worked as a producer on the feature THE TRUTH ABOUT CHARLIE (2002), shot on location in Paris by Academy Award-winner Jonathan Demme and starring Mark Wahlberg. More recently, Armian produced films including RACHEL GETTING MARRIED (2008) and UNION SQUARE (2011). Previously, she worked as a production associate on the feature film BELOVED, starring Oprah Winfrey, the documentary THE UTTMOST, and the concert film Storefront Hitchcock. In the realm of music, she produced a Bruce Springsteen video.
Armian's credits include work on ADAPTATION, directed by Spike Jonze; THAT THING YOU DO!, directed by Tom Hanks; DEVIL IN A BLUE DRESS, directed by Carl Franklin; and PHILADELPHIA; as well as numerous documentaries and music videos.
While running Jonathan Demme’s production company Clinica Estetico, Armian shepherded a wide slate of projects - working with such writers as Anne Rapp, Beth Henley, and Ron Nyswaner, and overseeing the company’s myriad production and distribution endeavors, such as the recent American release of Gillo Pontecorvo’s THE WIDE BLUE ROAD. (07/12)
Beah: A Black Woman Speaks
A film by LisaGay Hamilton, Produced by Neda Armian, Jonathan Demme, LisaGay Hamilton, and Joe Viola, 2003, 90 min., Color/BW
BEAH: A BLACK WOMAN SPEAKS, the directorial debut of actress LisaGay Hamilton, celebrates the life of legendary African American actress, poet and pol...