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SundanceFickle Fish Films was created by Stephenie Meyer and Meghan Hibbett as a dynamic home for literature-related films and media. Through the independent production company, Meyer and Hibbett will not only work with established filmmakers to produce smart, compelling and entertaining material, but also fulfill their creative mission to discover new literary talent and help bring their stories to life on screen.

Fickle Fish Films recently produced The Host, an adaptation of Meyer’s novel, starring Saoirse Ronan, Diane Kruger, Jake Abel, Max Irons, and William Hurt, directed by Andrew Niccol, which released March 29, 2013 from Open Road Films. Fickle Fish spent much of 2011 producing both parts of The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn as well as the film adaptation of New York Times Bestselling author Shannon Hale’s Austenland, directed by Jerusha Hess and starring Keri Russell, Bret Mckenzie, Jennifer Coolidge, JJ Feild and Jane Seymour. Austenland debuted at Sundance 2012 and was released August 16, 2013 from Sony Worldwide. Fickle Fish most recently announced they would be producing an adaptation of Lois Duncan’s “Down a Dark Hall” and have numerous other projects in the works.

 

Stephenie MeyerStephenie Meyer

Bestselling author and film producer Stephenie Meyer has gained worldwide recognition for her original and captivating stories, with unprecedented success for her book-turned-film series, Twilight. In 2011, Meyer started Fickle Fish Films, her production company with producing partner, Meghan Hibbett.  Inspired by the process of translating her best-selling series to the screen, Meyer aims to help fellow authors transition their work into feature films. Meyer and Hibbett will work with new and established filmmakers to produce smart, compelling and entertaining material, and simultaneously discover new literary talent and help bring their stories to life on screen.

Under the Fickle Fish banner, Meyer recently produced The Host, an adaptation of her novel, starring Saoirse Ronan, Diane Kruger, Jake Abel, Max Irons, and William Hurt, directed by Andrew Niccol, which released March 29, 2013 from Open Road Films. Fickle Fish spent much of 2011 producing both parts of The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn as well as the film adaptation of New York Times Bestselling author Shannon Hale’s Austenland, directed by Jerusha Hess and starring Keri Russell, Brett Mckenzie, Jennifer Coolidge, JJ Feild and Jane Seymour.  Austenland debuted at Sundance 2012 and is being released August 16, 2013 from Sony Worldwide.  Meyer most recently announced that she would be producing an adaptation of Lois Duncan’s Down Dark Hall and has numerous other projects in the works.

Best known for her Twilight series, Meyer’s four-book collection has sold over 100 million copies globally in over 50 countries, with translations in 37 different languages.  Meyer was the highest-selling author of 2008 and 2009 in the United States, having sold over 29 million books in 2008, and 26.5 million books in 2009. In 2008, Meyer also released The Host, which debuted at #1 on The New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestseller lists. Additionally, USA Today declared Meyer “Author of the Year,” citing that she had done something that no one else had in the 15 years of the USA Today bestselling book list– she swept the top four slots in 2008.  Meyer also accomplished this feat in 2009, when The Twilight Saga once again dominated the top of the bestseller list. All together, her books have spent over 303 weeks on the New York Times Bestseller List.

Stephenie Meyer graduated from Brigham Young University with a degree in English Literature.  She lives in Arizona with her husband and sons.

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Meghan HIbbett and Stephenie MeyerMeghan Hibbett

Meghan Hibbett is the co-founder for Fickle Fish Films, a dynamic home for literature-related films and media. Under the Fickle Fish banner, Hibbett associate produced the romantic comedy AUSTENLAND, which released in August and  co-produced THE HOST, which opened in April with Open Road Films.  Fickle Fish Films recently optioned Lois Duncan’s  teen classic DOWN A DARK HALL, to be produced in 2014.  Prior to Fickle Fish, she worked with Stephenie Meyer on production of the highly successful TWILIGHT SAGA films.

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