Doug Liman

30 Ninjas
Doug Liman is a director-producer with a solid track record creating both commercially successful and critically-acclaimed movies, TV series, and VR and 360 experiences.

Doug may be best known for directing and producing the Bourne Identity (2002) and producing its four sequels. He has collaborated with Tom Cruise twice - on the critically acclaimed sci-fi action thriller Live Die Repeat (2014; also starring Emily Blunt) and American Made (2017). He also played match maker with the box office smash Mr and Mrs Smith starring Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie (2005). Other film credits include Swingers (1996; starring Vince Vaughn), Go (1999; starring Katie Holmes and Timothy Olyphant), Jumper (2008; starring Samuel L. Jackson and Hayden Christensen), Fair Game (2010; starring Sean Penn and Naomi Watts), The Wall (2017; starring Aaron Taylor-Johnson and John Cena).

Liman has also produced several hit TV series including The O.C., Covert Affairs, and Suits. His latest series, Impulse, which he directed and produced, has just begun streaming on Youtube Premium and has a perfect 100% score on Rotten Tomatoes. He has two new series that will begin airing in the fall, Nighhtflyer and the yet to be titled Suits spinoff.

Doug has always worked on the cutting edge of technology and storytelling. His company 30 Ninjas is in the Guiness Book of World Records for the first large-scale VR series titled, Invisible. Liman and 30 Ninjas specialize in the inventing new narratives experiences for bleeding edge technology.

Liman serves on the board of the Legal Action Center and the Arthur Liman Public Interest Program at Yale Law.


Fri, 14th September 2018 at 14:30

In conversation with Doug Liman, director