Film Industry Role: Producer
Nationality: New Zealand
Major Works: An Education, Brooklyn
Major Awards and Nominations: Academy Award nomination for Best Picture at the 88th Academy Awards
Finola Dwyer 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.
In 2015, Dwyer produced an historical period 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.
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.