President, Sony 3000 Pictures
External Advisory Board
Elizabeth Gabler is President of Sony 3000 Pictures, a partnership with both Sony Pictures and HarperCollins Publishers. The company focuses on fiction and non-fiction literary adaptations for theatrical feature films, television and streaming services.
Gabler is the former president of Fox 2000, a division of Twentieth Century Fox. The division shepherded such films as Unfaithful, Walk the Line, The Devil Wears Prada, Man on Fire, Marley & Me, The Fault in Our Stars, the Academy Award nominated Hidden Figures, and Life of Pi, which was released in 2012 and was the winner of four Academy Awards, including Best Director.
Prior to joining Fox 2000, Elizabeth was an Executive Vice President at Twentieth Century Fox where she was responsible for films such as Mrs. Doubtfire, Waiting to Exhale, Entrapment, and Cast Away. She began her career as a studio executive at Columbia Pictures, followed by her role as Vice President at United Artists, where she shepherded the Academy Award winning film Rain Man.
Gabler is a 1977 Graduate of UCSB with a degree in English Literature. She is a member of the UC Santa Barbara’s Carsey-Wolf Center Advisory Board, as well as a member of the founding board of MOXI, the Wolf Museum of Innovation and Exploration in Santa Barbara, and the advisory board of the Storyteller Organization, a daycare center for homeless and economically challenged families in the Central Coast. She was elected a trustee of the UC Santa Barbara Foundation in 2014.