Genius

Producer Gigi Pritzker on Staying Nimble and Embracing Risk

Producer Gigi Pritzker on Staying Nimble and Embracing Risk

Pritzker had been trying for years to get a movie biopic of Albert Einstein off the ground but the script and other elements never quite gelled. She eventually realized the problem was that Einstein’s remarkable life was too unwieldy for a two-hour format. But it was ripe for execution as a limited TV series.

Review: ‘Genius,’ a Portrait of the Man Behind the Equation

Review: ‘Genius,’ a Portrait of the Man Behind the Equation

Not only did Einstein revolutionize the world of physics, but he also lived during calamitous times, including two world wars, and had an eventful personal life.

Co-founder Of One Of The Most Innovative Hollywood Firms Shares Her Vision

MWM was recently named one of Fast Company’s Top Ten Most Innovative Companies in Hollywood for 2017 and currently consists of three individually branded operating divisions: OddLot Entertainment, Relevant Theatricals, and Reality One…

‘Genius’ Producer Gigi Pritzker on New Company and Tougher Road for Women in Hollywood

‘Genius’ Producer Gigi Pritzker on New Company and Tougher Road for Women in Hollywood

The indie financier opens up about being “knocked down” by creative misfires (‘Enders’ Game’), her bounceback with projects including Sundance hit ‘Landline’ and Oscar-nominated ‘Hell or High Water,’ and why it’s harder than ever to make a film today.

Producer Gigi Pritzker on ‘Genius,’ her first foray into TV

Producer Gigi Pritzker on ‘Genius,’ her first foray into TV

Gigi Pritzker didn’t plunge headlong into the movie business — her original life plan was to run an NGO in Nepal. An accidental journey to film school set her on a path to producing lots of films, including the Oscar-nominated Hell or High Water. But she’d never done television until Genius, on the life of Albert Einstein, demanded to be made as a series. The first season of the National Geographic anthology series is now up for 10 Emmys.