37th Annual VIRGINIA FILM FESTIVAL Oct 30-Nov 3, 2024

37th Annual VIRGINIA FILM FESTIVAL October 30-November 3, 2024


Liz Biber

Partner & Head of Content PR, The Lede Company

Liz Biber is a Partner and Head of Content PR at The Lede Company where she works with clients on their film, series, podcast, awards and special event campaigns. Her clients include Netflix, Apple TV+, Amazon Prime Video, Hulu, Freeform, HBO Max, Showtime, The Gotham Film & Media Institute, the American Black Film Festival, as well as creators such as director/multi-hyphenate Jeymes Samuel, filmmaker Kasi Lemmons, Oscar-winning screenwriter/filmmaker Josh Singer and NYT bestselling novelist/producer Laura Dave. Since joining the team at The Lede Company, Biber has led projects including Guillermo Del Toro’s Pinocchio, which won the Oscar for Best Animated Feature Film, Apple TV+’s successful limited series The Last Thing He Told Me, the hit holiday film Spirited starring Ryan Reynolds and Will Ferrell, awards campaigns for HBO’s Succession and Hacks, the documentary Apple TV+’s dramatic limited series The Shrink Next Door, the Oscar-nominated documentary Crip Camp, the animated family film Luck, Netflix’s The Trial of the Chicago Seven, the 2020 smash hit Borat Subsequent MoviefilmGossip GirlCruel Summer, Dave Chappelle’s The Midnight Miracle podcast and many others.

Biber spent almost a decade heading up publicity at Open Road Films, where she led successful publicity campaigns for a wide array of film releases, including Oscar Best Picture-winner, Spotlight, which – in 2016 – made Open Road the youngest company to win the Oscar for Best Picture. As a strategic advisor to film, television and awards clients, at Open Road, and in her previous senior publicity roles at The Weinstein Company, Dimension Films and Sony Pictures Entertainment, Biber played a role in the campaigns for acclaimed projects such as The IrishmanMarriage StoryThe Two Popes, First Man; Oliver Stone’s SnowdenMarshall, starring Chadwick Boseman; Michael Moore’s Fahrenheit 11/9; Jon Stewart’s Rosewater: Garry Marshall’s Mother’s DayHome AgainBleed For This; Steven Soderbergh’s Side EffectsNightcrawler; Jon Favreau’s Chef, David Ayer’s End Of WatchInglourious Basterds, Robert Redford’s The Conspirator, the record-breaking revival of Halloween from Rob ZombieOscar Best Picture nominee The ReaderThe Road, based on the Cormac McCarthy novel, Michael Moore’s groundbreaking documentary, Sicko and many others.

Liz – like her father Millard Biber, who attended The University from 1937-1941 – is a graduate of the University of Virginia. She lives in Los Angeles with her husband and daughter.

Board member since 2020.