Bill Carraro Executive Producer
Bill Carraro - Biography
Bill Carraro most recently served as a producer on the science-fiction thriller The Adjustment Bureau, starring Matt Damon and Emily Blunt and directed by George Nolfi, and as an executive producer on Joe Johnston’s The Wolfman, starring Benicio Del Toro, Anthony Hopkins, Emily Blunt and Hugo Weaving.
Previously, Carraro produced Chris Weitz’s The Golden Compass, which starred Nicole Kidman, Sam Elliott, Eva Green and Daniel Craig and won the Oscar® for Best Achievement in Visual Effects. His other feature film credits as producer or executive producer include The Sentinel, starring Michael Douglas, Kiefer Sutherland, Eva Longoria and Kim Basinger; My Super Ex-Girlfriend, starring Uma Thurman and Luke Wilson; Stay, starring Ewan McGregor, Naomi Watts and Ryan Gosling; The Best Man, starring Taye Diggs and Nia Long; Frequency, starring Dennis Quaid and Jim Caviezel; Undercover Brother; and American History X, starring Edward Norton, who received an Academy Award® nomination for his powerful performance.
Additionally, Carraro has collaborated with directors such as Ivan Reitman, Woody Allen, Brian De Palma, Malcolm Lee, Gregory Hoblit, Joan Micklin Silver, Marc Forster and James Foley.
Carraro was the producer of the Emmy-winning and Golden Globe-nominated HBO film The Tuskegee Airmen, which starred Laurence Fishburne and Cuba Gooding, Jr. This highly acclaimed project garnered him the Directors Guild Award for Outstanding Achievement. Carraro was also a recipient of the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Motion Picture for producing The Best Man. In addition, Carraro received a Saturn Award for producing Frequency.
Carraro also served as president of production at Aaron Russo Films, supervising independently and co-financed projects that included a first-look deal at Orion Pictures.
A native New Yorker born in Brooklyn and a graduate of Ithaca College with a degree in film and photography, Carraro began his career in the commercial film industry before moving on to feature film production.
Carraro is a member of both the Producers Guild of America and the Directors Guild of America and, in addition to his various producer credits, has worked as a second unit director.
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