After directing Swingers, Liman helmed cutting-edge commercials for Levi's, PlayStation and Nike while producing the classic Terry Tate, Office Linebacker spots for Reebok. He directed campaign films for Howard Dean in 2000 and commercials for Barack Obama in 2008. Liman also traveled to Haiti in the aftermath of the devastating 2009 earthquake to shoot footage for Quincy Jones' We Are the World music video.
For the small screen, Liman has directed several pilots and produced series such as The O.C., which was his first TV show. Currently, he is producing Covert Affairs, an original series that will premiere on USA Network this summer.
The director currently serves on the board of the Legal Action Center and is actively involved in the Arthur Liman undergraduate fellowship program.
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|Director, Producer, Cinematographer
|July 24, 1965 (58)
|New York, New York, USA
|1997 MTV Movie Awards: Best New Filmmaker (for Swingers)
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