Lisa Hansen is a prolific film and television veteran with a passion to bring entertaining stories to the screen, producing more than 120 movies in a variety of genres. She has been a partner in long-standing international distribution organization Cinetel Films, working as a producer on many pictures for Cinetel and other companies worldwide.
Among the writers and directors she has collaborated with are multiple-Oscar-nominee Quentin Tarantino, Oscar winner Brian Helgeland, Roger Simon, Robert Downey, Ken Sanzel, Roger Avary, Bruno Barreto, Simon Barry, and the late Marc Rocco.
Hansen has shepherded many prestige features including "A Rumor of Angels" with Vanessa Redgrave and Ray Liotta, "Carried Away" with Dennis Hopper and Amy Irving, and the classic homeless drama "Where the Day Takes You." She developed and produced the 2010 remake of the critically acclaimed "I Spit On Your Grave."
A native of Chicago, Hansen began her entertainment career as a rock and roll DJ in Gillette, Wyoming. Moving back to Chicago, she joined Chicago Teleproductions, as a sales and physical production executive before relocating to Los Angeles to pursue her dream of making feature films.