Negeen Yazdi is EVP of Acquisitions and Co-Productions at The Weinstein Company. She oversees all creative acquisition, development, and production in film and televi- sion projects within Europe. Yazdi joined TWC in 2011, after which the studio's released The Artist and The King's Speech won back-to-back Academy Awards for "Best Picture" and BAFTA Awards for "Best Film". Prior to joining TWC, Yazdi spent three years at Uni- versal Pictures International (UPI) where she held the position of Director, Worldwide Acquisitions. Before UPI, Yazdi worked in the Literary Division at Independent Talent Group. Yazdi is a graduate of The University of Cambridge and New York University and resides in London.