Lisa Cholodenko


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Birth Name: Lisa Cholodenko
Born: 06/05/1964
Birth Place: Los Angeles, California, USA

Lisa Cholodenko was born in Los Angeles on June 5, 1964. She began her filmmaking career as a production assistant, working with John Singleton in his urban drama "Boyz n the Hood" (1991), which led to assistant editor positions for the features "The Lawnmower Man" (1992) and "Used People" (1992). Cholodenko earned her MFA at Columbia University Film School in New York, where she met Milos Forman, the influential director of films such as "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" (1975) and "The People vs. Larry Flynt" (1996). Forman mentored Cholodenko while she wrote, produced and directed two short films that dealt with female sexuality, "Souvenir" (1994) and "Dinner Party" (1997). The year follo... Continue Bio >>


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