For the writer, producer and director associated with The Seven-Per-Cent Solution and Star Trek, see Nicholas Meyer.
Nick Meyer was the president of Paramount Vantage until December 2008. In 2007, with Meyer as co-head of Paramount, the Studio received 19 Academy Award nominations. Four of the Studio's 2007 feature films were honored: There Will Be Blood, a Paramount Vantage and Miramax co-production, received eight nominations; No Country for Old Men, also a Miramax and Paramount Vantage co-production, received eight nominations; Into the Wild earned two nominations; The Kite Runner garnered one nomination. At the 80th Academy Awards, Blood and No Country won a combined six awards, including the Academy Award for Best Picture for No Country, the Academy Award for Best Actor for Daniel Day-Lewis in Blood, and the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for Javier Bardem in No Country.
Formerly, Meyer was the long-time president of Lionsgate International, a division of Lionsgate Studios. He is the head of Sierra Pictures, which he founded in 2009. In 2010, Meyer formed White Knuckle Pictures with Brett Ratner to develop and finance moderately priced action films.
He is a graduate of Wesleyan University.
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