Managing Director & Executive Producer


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Lisa Tauscher is currently the Managing Director and Executive Producer at Partizan, overseeing the U.S. division spearheaded by Oscar winning Director, Michel Gondry. Lisa grew up in the ad business starting at Cole & Weber advertising in her native Seattle with a degree in Visual Communications. Then worked up the line in production in Los Angeles producing many award-winning campaigns as both a freelancer and during her tenure as an Executive Producer at Smuggler, where she played an integral role in the creation of iconic campaigns. Her collaborations with renowned filmmakers have earned her a clutch of awards including numerous Cannes Lions, Clios, AICP awards and an Emmy nomination.

Founded in 1991, Partizan has set the bar for creative excellence and remains one of the world’s foremost production companies. Partizan was listed on the 2015 and 2018 Production Company A-List published by Creativity/AdAge. Previously, Partizan won the coveted Palme d’Or prize at Cannes and was ranked Best Production Company of the Year by the Gunn Report. It’s talent has taken home virtually every award within the industry, including Cannes Lions, Clios, MTV, VMAs Grammys and the title for the most awarded commercial in the world for Honda’s “Cog.” The Partizan roster boasts a bevy of critically acclaimed directors who are represented worldwide by its offices in Paris, London, Los Angeles, Berlin, Sao Paolo and the Middle East.