Helen Estabrook is an American film producer known for producing the film Whiplash (2014), which earned her a nomination for Academy Award for Best Picture at the 87th ceremony.[1] She produced The Front Runner (2018) and is an Executive Producer of Hulu's Casual.


Estabrook grew up in Champaign, Illinois. At the age of 16, she attended Harvard College where she studied sociology, graduating in 2003. As an undergraduate, Estabrook took film courses before entering the field of film production. She worked in New York City as a production assistant and as an agency assistant before moving to Los Angeles.[2]


  1. ^ Ryan, Mike (January 15, 2015). "The 'Whiplash' Team Is As Surprised With Their Best Picture Nomination As You Might Be". Uproxx. Retrieved May 7, 2018.
  2. ^ Slatery, Cristina (April 2, 2014). "Helen Estabrook '03". Harvardwood. Retrieved January 25, 2017.

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