Lydia Dean Pilcher is an American film and television producer and founder of Cine Mosaic, a production company based in New York City. Cine Mosaic has established itself as one of New York’s leading independent production companies forging relationships with a wide range of talent and business partners in the US, Europe, India, Turkey, Africa and the Middle East.
In 2014, Sony Pictures Classics released the Cine Mosaic production of “The Lunchbox,” directed by Ritesh Batra (winner of 2013 Critics Week Viewers Choice Award at Cannes Film Festival). Released in 2013 were the Academy Award nominated Cutie & The Boxer (Radius-TWC), directed by Zachary Heinzerling (winner of 2013 Sundance Directing Award); and The Reluctant Fundamentalist (IFC Films), based on the highly acclaimed novel by Mohsin Hamid, starring Riz Ahmed, Kate Hudson, Kiefer Sutherland, Liev Schreiber, and directed by Mira Nair;. Projects in development include Fela: Music is the Weapon, based on the life of Nigerian musician and political activist, Fela Kuti, with Focus Features and director Andrew Dosunmu; and Belly of the Beast with writer/director Oren Moverman for HBO Films. In post-production is The Sisterhood of Night, based on the short story by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Steven Millhauser and directed by Caryn Waechter.