Nancy Bernstein is one of the producers of Rise of the Guardians.

Personal Life

Ms. Nancy Bernstein serves as Producer of DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc. She served as Head of Production for studio's Glendale campus at Dreamworks Animation Skg Inc. since December 9, 2005. Furthermore, Ms. Bernstein oversaw all aspects of physical production in Glendale.

Ms. Bernstein came to DreamWorks Animation from Digital Domain. While there, she led the studio's feature effects production on the Academy Award-winning 'What Dreams May Come' and the Academy Award-nominated 'I, Robot.' She has worked as the visual effects executive producer on more than thirty films, including 'The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring,' 'A Beautiful Mind,' and the upcoming 'Aeon Flux.' She also oversaw visual effects production on Academy Award-winning director Ron Howard's last seven films.[1]

Call to Cure- Nancy's story


Nancy Bernstein died on Friday, September 18, after a long battle against colorectal cancer. She was 55 years old and was survived by her partner Cheryl and their daughter Ruby. [2]



Visual Effects

  • The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring - 2001
  • A Beautiful Mind - 2001
  • X-Men - 2000

Head of Production

  • Shred the Third - 2007


  • ROTG: Creating an Epic (video documentary) - Herself


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