Tuesday, November 3, 2009

Filmmaker Mini Bios

Allen Coulter – Director. He studied theater direction at the University of Texas. He has directed for both the big and small screen. Best known works – Allen has directed episodes of the Sopranos and Sex in the City and his full length film Hollywoodland (2006). He has been nominated for four Emmys for Outstanding Directing in a Drama Series for his work in the Sopranos (2000, 2001, 2004) and Damages (2007).

Will Fetters – Writer of Original Screenplay. Formerly entitled Memoirs, Will’s first commercially produced screenplay was listed on Hollywood’s Black List. He has been tapped to write the screenplays for Crazy for the Storm, The Lucky One and the remake of A Star is Born.

Jenny Lumet – Writer. She started out in acting, but eventually found her calling with writing screenplays. Best known works – Jenny wrote the screenplay for Rachel Getting Married (2008). For her work on this film, Jenny won Best Screenplay from the New York Film Critics Circle, the Toronto Film Critics Association, and the Washington DC Area Film Critics Association. She also won the Image Award for Outstanding Writing in a Motion Picture.

Marcelo Zarvos – Composer Original Score. He studied music at the California Institute of Art where he received his BFA. He received a Masters Degree from Hunter College in New York City. He has composed scores for TV and films, music for dance and concert and has released 3 jazz albums. Best known works – the score for the HBO film Taking Chance (2009) and his album Labyrinths. He was nominated for an Emmy for Outstanding Musical Composition for a Mini Series, Movie or a Special for his work on Taking Chance (2009).

Nick Osborne – Producer. He studied Politics, Philosophy and Economics at Oxford University in England and at the Peter Stark Producing Program at the University of Southern California. In 1999, Nick started his own production company O/Z Films and in 2000 he executive produced his first film, Urban Legends – Final Cut (2000). Currently Nick is a full partner at Underground Films and Management, which he started in 2001 using O/Z Films as a base.

Trevor Engelson – Producer. He studied at the Annenberg School of Communications at the University of Southern California. Trevor’s first job as a filmmaker was as a production assistant for Deep Blue Sea (1999). Currently, Trevor is a full partner at Underground Films and Management.

For a more in depth look at each filmmaker, please check out the filmmaker spotlights:

Allen Coulter Part 1
Allen Coulter Part 2
Jenny Lumet
Marcelo Zarvos


Anonymous said...

I love you Caitlen ! Don't forget that ! Congrats on the movie !

Anonymous said...

Thank you so much to everyone who helped make this movie come alive. It is an absolutely fantastic movie with amazing acting and directing. My favorite movie of all time.

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