Lisa Cortés


Executive Producer

 CEO of Cortés Films, is a producer and director.  She was the Executive Producer of the Academy Award® and Sundance winning film, Precious. Her productions have received over 70 international awards and nominations. Recent films include Double Play directed by Ernest Dickerson and The Tale Of Four directed by Gabourey Sidibe. Currently she is working with director, Roger Ross Williams on the Apollo Theater documentary. Prior to her film career, Cortés was one of the driving forces behind the launch of the seminal hip hop label, Def Jam Records, and founded the Loose Cannon label at Polygram Records. She recently completed production on Double Play, directed by Ernest Dickerson, which had its world premiere at the 2017 International Film Festival Rotterdam.