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Michael Barnathan

Michael Barnathan is President of 1492 Pictures, in which he is a producing partner with Chris Columbus and Mark Radcliffe. The company was formed in May 1994 and has a first look deal with Warner Bros. Barnathan has served as producer on Nine Months, Jingle All the Way, Stepmom, Bicentennial Man, Monkeybone and Cheaper by the Dozen. He also served as executive producer for Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets and Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban.

Prior to joining 1492 Pictures, Barnathan was Senior Vice President of Production at Largo Entertainment for four years. His responsibilities included supervision of both development and production of Largo's films. Barnathan served as executive producer on Used People and supervised such productions as Point Break, Dr. Giggles, Judgment Night and The Getaway.

Before joining Largo, Barnathan spent seven years working for Edgar J. Scherick Associates. For his last two years with Scherick he served as Executive Vice President of Production. During his tenure, he produced and executive produced numerous cable movies, movies of the week and mini-series, including The Kennedys of Massachusetts, which received nine Emmy nominations.

Barnathan is a graduate of New York University's Tisch School of the Arts.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2005.

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