Harvey Weinstein CBE (born March 19, 1952) is an American former film producer. He and his brother Bob Weinstein co-founded the entertainment company Miramax, which produced several successful independent films, including Sex, Lies, and Videotape (1989), The Crying Game (1992), Pulp Fiction (1994), Heavenly Creatures (1994), Flirting with Disaster (1996), and Shakespeare in Love (1998).
Weinstein won an Academy Award for producing Shakespeare in Love, and garnered seven Tony Awards for a variety of plays and musicals, including The Producers, Billy Elliot the Musical, and August: Osage County. After leaving Miramax, Weinstein and his brother Bob founded The Weinstein Company, a mini-major film studio. He was co-chairman, alongside Bob, from 2005 to 2017.
In a statement from the State of New York, it was reported that women who have encountered a hostile work environment, sexual assault and gender-based discrimination while working at The Weinstein Company or women who have endured Harvey Weinstein's sexual misconduct are entitled to restitution awaiting a judge's approval.
The to-be-determined sum that these individuals will receive will come from USD 18,875,000 victims' compensation fund. Additionally, according to the agreement signed by N.Y..