Steven Fazekas

Steven Fazekas

Crescent Heights Films
Producer

Beverly Hills, California

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About Steven

Steven Fazekas collaborated with such name directors as Steven Spielberg, George Lucas. He became partners with George Lucas's producer of Raiders of the lost Ark and Return of the Jedi. Howard Kazanjian.

Kazanjian and Fazekas were offered a producing deal at Universal Studios and set up offices there and developed movie projects.

He was hired by Michael Eisner and Jeffrey Katzenberg to come to Disney Studios. He served as a Vice President of Production, overseeing the making of two-hour movies for the Disney Sunday Night Movies.

Fazekas found and developed the screenplay Demolition Man with his partners Howard Kazanjian and Joel Silver. The movie was produced by Warner Bros. starring Sylvester Stallone and Sandra Bullock.

Former studio president and producer Robert Shaprio hired Fazekas to be a senior vice president of his production company at Warner Bros. Studios. In that capacity Fazekas oversaw the development of several movies for Warner Bros. and other studios.

Over the next several years Fazekas continues as an independent producer to develop projects for Hollywood studios for both motion pictures and television.

Most recently Fazekas has set up Crescent Heights Films to develop movies and television. In place is a development fund.

Credits

  • Demolition Man

    Demolition Man (1993)
    Film (Action, Crime, Sci-Fi and Thriller) Producer Frozen in 1996, Simon Phoenix, a convicted crime lord, is revived for a parole hearing well into the 21st century. Revived into a society free from crime, Phoenix resumes his murderous rampage, and no one can stop him. John Spartan, the police officer who captured Phoenix in 1996, has also been cryogenically frozen, this time for a crime he did not commit. In 2032, the former cities of Los Angeles, San Diego and Santa Barbara have merged into peaceful, utopian San Angeles. Unable to stop him with their non-violent solutions, the police release Spartan to help recapture Phoenix. Now after 36 years, Spartan has to adapt himself to the future society he has no knowledge about. Written by Rob Hartill

  • The Christmas Star

    The Christmas Star (1986)
    Film (Drama and Family) Miscellaneous Crew Horace McNickle (Edward Asner) is a two-time felon serving prison time for counterfeiting. On the week before Christmas, he escapes from prison dressed as Santa Claus due to his uncanny resemblance to St. Nick resulting from his long white beard and heavyset features. McNickle hides out from the police in a nearby suburban neighborhood where he is befriended and helped by two local children who think he is the real Santa Claus. McNickle takes advantage of the kids naivety to help him get his counterfeit money hidden somewhere in a local department store while he develops kind-hearted feelings for his two con victims that make him slowly understand the true nature of Christmas. Written by Matthew Patay

  • The Blue Yonder

    The Blue Yonder (1985)
    TV Movie (Adventure, Sci-Fi and Sport) Miscellaneous Crew Have you ever thought of traveling through time...going forward or backward to any date? That's the intriguing question aviator/inventor Max Knickerbocker (E.T.'s Peter Coyote) asks Jonathan Knicks (Huckleberry Fox of "Terms of Endearment"). Max is unaware that Jonathan is his grandson - already an adventurous time traveler thanks to a machine built by his neighbor, Henry Coogan (Academy Award-winner actor Art Carney). Can Jonathan save his grandfather from a fatal solo flight across the Atlantic and alter the course of history? Written by Rick Brownlie <rick@cougar.multiline.com.au>

  • Summer Lovers

    Summer Lovers (1982)
    Film (Comedy, Drama and Romance) Miscellaneous Crew A young American couple go to the Greek islands for the summer and are dazzled by the beauty and the uninhibited people surrounding them. The young man meets and begins an affair with a French woman, an archeologist working on a dig. The young American woman discovers this and goes to confront the other woman. The French woman is quite taken with the American woman's photographic work, and the three become very close. Written by David Carroll <davidc@atom.ansto.gov.au>

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