film and TV producer working in Hollywood since 1971. His movies have
been nominated for Oscar 23 times. “The Sting” received the
Academy Award for the Best Picture, “Taxi Driver” with Robert De
Niro got a Palme d'Or, while “Close Encounters of the Third Kind”
earned him a David di Donatello Award. Philips holds a Doctor of Law
degree, from the New York University.