Sharon Harel has been involved in producing and financing more than 50 films, personally and through Capitol Films, the company she co-founded in 1989 and sold in 2006.
She is executive producer of many films including; Robert Altman’s Gosford Park and The Company, David Cronenberg’s Spider, Roman Polanski’s Death & The Maiden, Sylvia starring Gwyneth Paltrow, Dancing at Lughnasa, starring Meryl Streep, Lucky number Slevin, starring Bruce Willis and Josh Hartnett, Bruce Beresford's A Good Man in Africa, Merchant Ivory’s A Soldier’s Daughter Never Cries, Stephen Frears’ Tamara Drewe, Oscar-Nominated Albert Nobbs, Ralph Fiennes' The Invisible Woman and Neil Jordan's Byzantium.
In 2008, Sharon launched WestEnd Films in partnership with Eve Schoukroun and Maya Amsellem. WestEnd continues to gather a prestigious slate of feature films including much-anticipated The Invisible Woman, Fiennes’ sophomore turn as director, Byzantium, Albert Nobbs, Oscar-nominated Footnote and critically acclaimed Mother and Child.
Sharon started her career as a producer with the award-winning Israeli classic Halahaka, which she co-wrote. After producing other Israeli feature films, including Dizengoff 99, she produced two films for Tri- Star pictures: Every Time You Say Good Bye starring Tom Hanks, and Iron Eagle II, starring Louis Gossett Jr.
Sharon was awarded the Olswang Business Award by the Carlton Women in Film & Television in 2002. She is a graduate in Chinese Studies and Western Philosophy from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. She is married to Sir Ronald Cohen and they have a daughter and a son.
- Founded Capitol Films (with Jane Barclay) in May 1989.
|Cast and Crew|
|Crew||Neil Jordan - Javier Navarrete - Moira Buffini - Sharon Harel-Cohen|
|Cast||Barry Cassin - Caleb Landry Jones - Daniel Mays - Gemma Arterton - Jonny Lee Miller - Kate Ashfield - Maria Doyle Kennedy - Sam Riley - Saoirse Ronan - Thure Lindhardt - Tom Hollander - Uri Gavriel - Warren Brown|