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Buck Henry

Projections 11 : New York Film-makers on Film-making

Faber and Faber Limited, 2002

Book chapter

...Buck Henry wrote the screenplays for The Graduate (with Calder Willingham), Candy, Catch-22, The Owl and the Pussycat, What's Up, Doc?, and To Die For, among many others. He co-directed Heaven Can Wait with Warren Beatty, wrote and directed...

Nora Ephron

Projections 11 : New York Film-makers on Film-making

Faber and Faber Limited, 2002

Book chapter

...Nora Ephron, who began her career as a journalist and essayist in the late sixties, has directed This is My Life, Sleepless in Seattle, Mixed Nuts, Michael, You've Got Mail and the forthcoming Numbers. Her screenplays (which have earned her...

John Pierson

Projections 11 : New York Film-makers on Film-making

Faber and Faber Limited, 2002

Book chapter

...As a producer's representative, John Pierson has been instrumental in bringing a number of seminal independent films to the screen since the mid-eighties, including She's Gotta Have It, Working Girls, Go Fish, Roger & Me, The Thin Blue...

Frances McDormand

Projections 11 : New York Film-makers on Film-making

Faber and Faber Limited, 2002

Book chapter

...Actress Frances McDormand has appeared in Blood Simple, Raising Arizona, Chattahoochee, Hidden Agenda, Darkman, Short Cuts, Beyond Rangoon, Primal Fear, Madeline and Wonder Boys, among others. She was nominated for a Best Supporting Actress...

Ted Hope and James Schamus

Projections 11 : New York Film-makers on Film-making

Faber and Faber Limited, 2002

Book chapter

...James Schamus and Ted Hope co-founded Good Machine, a New York-based independent production company, in 1991. They have been involved in the production of over forty films, including Happiness, Walking and Talking, The Myth of Fingerprints,...

Jim Jarmusch

Projections 11 : New York Film-makers on Film-making

Faber and Faber Limited, 2002

Book chapter

...Jim Jarmusch has written and directed Permanent Vacation, Stranger Than Paradise (winner of the Camera d'Or at the 1984 Cannes Film Festival), Down By Law, Mystery Train, Night on Earth, Dead Man and Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai. He...

Jonas Mekas

Projections 11 : New York Film-makers on Film-making

Faber and Faber Limited, 2002

Book chapter

...Jonas Mekas, director and co-founder of Anthology Film Archives, is a film-maker, poet, critic and long-time proponent of avant-garde film. He founded the influential journal Film Culture in 1955, and wrote the 'Movie Journal' column...

Stacy Cochran

Projections 11 : New York Film-makers on Film-making

Faber and Faber Limited, 2002

Book chapter

...Stacy Cochran wrote and directed the forthcoming Drop Back Ten (featured in the dramatic competition of the 2000 Sundance Film Festival), Boys (1995), and My New Gun, which was selected for the Directors' Fortnight at the 1992 Cannes Film...

David O. Russell

Projections 11 : New York Film-makers on Film-making

Faber and Faber Limited, 2002

Book chapter

...David O. Russell's films include the critically acclaimed Three Kings, Flirting with Disaster and Spanking the Monkey, which was the winner of the Audience Award at the 1994 Sundance Film Festival, as well as recipient of Best First Feature...

Harmony Korine

Projections 11 : New York Film-makers on Film-making

Faber and Faber Limited, 2002

Book chapter

...Harmony Korine's first involvement in film occurred when, at nineteen, he wrote the screenplay for Kids, directed by Larry Clark in 1995. He has since written and directed the features Gummo (Honorable Mention at the 1997 Venice Film...