JAN ELIASBERG is in pre-production on BEFORE I SLEEP, an original feature, with SOPHIA LILLIS (IT, IT 2) starring.
Jan's prolific directing career includes the feature film, PAST MIDNIGHT, dramatic pilots for CBS, NBC and ABC, as well as multiple episodes of television, including, most recently, BULL; NASHVILLE; THE MAGICIANS; BLUE BLOODS; PARENTHOOD, and countless others.
Jan’s career was launched when she was hand-picked by Michael Mann as the first female director on MIAMI VICE. She quickly repeated the feat, becoming the first woman to direct multiple episodes of CRIME STORY and WISEGUY. Jan was not only a director, but also writer and producer on NBC/WB’s acclaimed family drama, SISTERS.
Her original screenplay, HEART OF THE ATOM, earned her a place in the prestigious Fox Writer’s Intensive, is currently the top screenplay on The Black List, 2015, topped the BBC Short List, and was selected for Film Independent’s Producer’s Lab.
Jan wrote W.A.S.P., about the Women Air Service Pilots in World War II, for Cameron Diaz and Nicole Kidman at Fox. W.A.S.P. was chosen by The Black List/Athena Film Festival as one of the ten top screenplays about women in leadership roles. As writer/director/executive producer, Jan sold the pilot, SPIRIT OF ST. LOUIS, to CBS. She sold the pilots, THE BLUE WALL, with Angela Bassett attached, and FEARLESS to Fox Television Studios. Most recently, she wrote the pilot, SALEM, for FilmEngine, Fox Studios and FX.www.janeliasberg.com