Donna Gigliotti

Donna Gigliotti is an American film producer. She is best known for producing Shakespeare in Love, Hidden Figures, Silver Linings Playbook and The Reader.

Donna Gigliotti
Years active1980–present

Gigliotti started her professional career as an assistant to Martin Scorsese on the film Raging Bull. During the 1990s Gigliotti worked as an executive-producer on several films including Emma, Talk of Angels and Devil in a Blue Dress.

She is president of the production company Tempesta Films,[1] and has produced movies including The Fundamentals of Caring and Hidden Figures, and is executive producer of films including Beasts of No Nation. In 2019 she produced the 91st Academy Awards telecast on ABC.


She was a producer in all films unless otherwise noted.


Year Film Credit
1995 A Month by the Lake Executive producer
Devil in a Blue Dress Associate producer
Restoration Co-producer
1996 Emma Executive producer
1998 Talk of Angels Executive producer
Shakespeare in Love
2004 Vanity Fair
2007 The Good Night
2008 Two Lovers
The Reader
2010 Shanghai
Let Me In
2011 W.E. Executive producer
I Don't Know How She Does It
2012 Silver Linings Playbook
2014 Big Stone Gap
2015 Beasts of No Nation Executive producer
2016 The Fundamentals of Caring
Hidden Figures
Miscellaneous crew
Year Film Role
1980 Raging Bull Assistant: Martin Scorsese
Year Film Role
1997 The Wings of the Dove Special thanks
2001 Gosford Park The producers wish to thank
2011 Hoodwinked Too! Hood vs. Evil Special thanks
My Week with Marilyn


Year Title Notes
2019 91st Academy Awards Television special

Awards and nominationsEdit

Academy Awards

BAFTA Awards

Primetime Emmy Awards

Producers Guild of America (PGA)


  1. ^ "Donna Gigliotti". Variety.

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