LION tells the story of five year old Saroo who gets lost on a train which takes him thousands of miles across India, away from home and family. Saroo must learn to survive alone in Kolkata, before ultimately being adopted by an Australian couple. Twenty five years later, armed with only a handful of memories, his unwavering determination, and a revolutionary technology known as Google Earth, he sets out to find his lost family and finally return to his first home.
Vanessa worked as a studio executive behind the acquisition of Lion.
During World War II, mathematician Alan Turing tries to crack the enigma code with help from fellow mathematicians.
Vanessa worked as a studio executive on the production of Imitation Game.
The Imitation Game - Official Trailer HD - The Weinstein Company
Boxer Billy Hope turns to trainer Tick Wills to help him get his life back on track after losing his wife in a tragic accident and his daughter to child protection services.
Vanessa worked as a studio executive on the production of South Paw.
SOUTHPAW - The Weinstein Company
A young Peruvian bear travels to London in search of a home. Finding himself lost and alone at Paddington Station, he meets the kindly Brown family, who offer him a temporary haven.
Vanessa worked as a studio executive behind the acquisition of Paddington.
Paddington - Official Trailer - The Weinstein Company
A world-weary political journalist picks up the story of a woman's search for her son, who was taken away from her decades ago after she became pregnant and was forced to live in a convent.
Vanessa worked as a studio executive on the post-production/P&A of Philomena.
Philomena - Official Trailer (Judi Dench, Steve Coogan)
An artist falls for a young married woman while he's commissioned to paint her portrait during the Tulip mania of 17th century Amsterdam.
Vanessa worked as a studio executive and Second Unit Director on Tulip Fever.
TULIP FEVER - Official US Trailer - The Weinstein Company (Alicia Vikander, Judi Dench, Christoph Waltz, Zach Galifianakis)
August Osage County
A look at the lives of the strong-willed women of the Weston family, whose paths have diverged until a family crisis brings them back to the Oklahoma house they grew up in, and to the dysfunctional woman who raised them.
Vanessa worked as a studio executive behind the production of August Osage County.
August: Osage County Official Trailer (Meryl Streep, Julia Roberts)
In the 13th century, Marco Polo travels to Asia and discovers a civilization ruled by Kublai Khan, Mongol emperor of China.
Nominations: Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Main Title Theme Music
Awards: American Society of Cinematographers Award for Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography in Regular Series
Vanessa worked as a studio production executive on the development and production of Marco Polo (Season 1)
MARCO POLO Netflix Series | Season 1 Trailer
Marley Africa Roadtrip
Marley Africa Roadtrip is a docu-series that follows three sons of music legend Bob Marley as they travel back to Africa with hopes of reconnecting with their father.
Network: Discovery Channel
Assistant Producer: Vanessa Ford
Marley Africa Roadtrip (Ziggy Marley, Rohan Marley)