Academy Award-winning producer JIM WILSON is a graduate
of Antioch College and the Berkeley Film Institute. After college,
he went on to found American Twist Productions, where he produced
and directed numerous short films for clients such as The U.S.
Tennis Association, Congoleum, Volvo, The Robert F. Kennedy Foundation
Wilson's first directorial effort in feature films was 1983's
"Stacy's Knights," written by Michael Blake and starring
Costner in his first leading role. Wilson then directed "The
Movie Maker" in 1985 and served as associate producer on
"Revenge," which also starred Costner.
In 1988 Wilson partnered with Costner to form Tig Productions.
In 1990, the duo produced the epic "Dances With Wolves,"
which Costner both starred in and directed. Written by Michael
Blake, the film went on to win seven Academy Awards, including
Wilson produced the blockbuster "The Bodyguard" with
Lawrence Kasdan, who also wrote the screenplay, and Costner, who
starred with Whitney Houston. He then produced "Wyatt Earp"
with Kasdan directing and Costner, Dennis Quaid and Gene Hackman
Wilson and Costner also produced "Rapa Nui" starring
Jason Scott Lee, and served as executive producers on the eight-hour
television documentary "500 Nations."
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