Finola Dwyer ONZM (born 10 July 1963) is a UK-based New Zealand film producer and editor, best known for her films An Education and Brooklyn, produced with frequent collaborator Amanda Posey.

Finola Dwyer
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Dwyer in 2017
Born (1963-07-10) 10 July 1963 (age 56)
NationalityNew Zealander
OccupationFilm producer, film editor
Years active1984-present


In 2015, Dwyer produced an historical drama film Brooklyn, starring Saoirse Ronan, directed by John Crowley based on the screenplay by Nick Hornby. She received an Academy Award nomination for the film for Best Picture at the 88th Academy Awards along with Amanda Posey.[1][2]

In the 2016 Queen's Birthday Honours, Dwyer was appointed an Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit for services to the film industry.[3]



  1. ^ "Kiwi's Brooklyn in Oscar race". Stuff. January 15, 2016. Retrieved January 15, 2016.
  2. ^ "Shot-in-Canada films flood Oscar's best picture race". NEWS 1130. January 14, 2016. Retrieved January 15, 2016.
  3. ^ "Queen's 90th birthday honours list 2016". Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet. 6 June 2016. Retrieved 6 June 2016.

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