Knowledge Identifier: +James_Schamus
Award-winning screenwriter The Ice Storm and producer Brokeback Mountain, and is CEO of Focus Features, the motion picture production, financing, and worldwide distribution company whose films have included Lost in Translation, Milk, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, The Pianist, Coraline, and The Kids Are All Right
Born in 1959.
Countries: United States (81%), Norway (8%), United Kingdom (8%)
Linked to: Columbia University, University of Chicago, Yale University, American Museum of the Moving Image
Jafar Panahi - American film directors Paul Thomas Anderson, Joel & Ethan Coen, Francis Ford Coppola, Jonathan Demme, Robert De Niro, Curtis Hanson, Jim Jarmusch, Ang Lee, Richard Linklater, Terrence Malick, Michael Moore, Robert Redford, Martin Scorsese, James Schamus, Paul Schrader, Steven Soderbergh, Steven Spielberg, Oliver Stone and Frederick Wiseman signed a letter on 30 April 2010 urging Panahi's release
His feature directorial debut, "Indignation", an adaptation of Philip Roth's novel of the same name, had its world premiere at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival