Steven Zaillian

Steven Zaillian

Steven Ernest Bernard Zaillian (born January 30, 1953) is an Armenian-American screenwriter, film director, film editor, producer, and founder of Film Rites, a film production company. He won an Academy Award for his screenplay for Schindler's List and he has been nominated two times for Awakenings and Gangs of New York. The Times called him "the most artful and subtle screenwriter Hollywood has had since Robert Towne."

Zaillian was born in Fresno, California, the son of Jim Zaillian, a radio news reporter. He attended Sonoma State University, graduated from San Francisco State University and lives in Los Angeles.

[edit] Filmography Film Year Director Oscar wins Oscar nominations Notes Falcon and the Snowman, TheThe Falcon and the Snowman 1985 Schlesinger, JohnJohn Schlesinger Awakenings 1990 Marshall, PennyPenny Marshall 3 nominated for Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay Schindler's List 1993 Spielberg, StevenSteven Spielberg 7 9 won Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay Searching for Bobby Fischer 1993 Zaillian 1 directorial debut, also wrote Jack the Bear 1993 Herskovitz, MarshallMarshall Herskovitz screenplay Clear and Present Danger 1994 Noyce, PhillipPhillip Noyce screenplay Mission: Impossible 1996 De Palma, BrianBrian De Palma story Civil Action, AA Civil Action 1998 Zaillian 2 directed and wrote Hannibal 2001 Scott, RidleyRidley Scott re-wrote screenplay by David Mamet Gangs of New York 2002 Scorsese, MartinMartin Scorsese 10 nominated for Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay with Jay Cocks and Kenneth Lonergan Interpreter, TheThe Interpreter 2005 Pollack, SydneySydney Pollack screenplay with Scott Frank All the King's Men 2006 Zaillian directed and wrote American Gangster 2007 Scott, RidleyRidley Scott 2 wrote and produced Moneyball 2010 Miller, BennettBennett Miller screenplay Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, TheThe Girl with the Dragon Tattoo 2011 Fincher, DavidDavid Fincher screenplay Thousand Splendid Suns, AA Thousand Splendid Suns 9999 !TBA zzzz !TBA screenplay As She Climbed Across the Table 9999 !TBA Cronenberg, DavidDavid Cronenberg (in negotiations) production UBIK 9999 !TBA Gondry, MichelMichel Gondry production [edit] References
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  2. ^ According to the State of California. California Birth Index, 1905–1995. Center for Health Statistics, California Department of Health Services, Sacramento, California. Searchable at
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[edit] External links
  • Steven Zaillian on Charlie Rose
  • Steven Zaillian at the Internet Movie Database
  • Works by or about Steven Zaillian in libraries (WorldCat catalog)
  • Steven Zaillian at the Notable Names Database
  • Writings at One for the Table
v · d · eFilms directed by Steven Zaillian Searching for Bobby Fischer (1993) · A Civil Action (1998) · All the King's Men (2006) v · d · eAcademy Award for Best Writing (Adapted Screenplay)

Ernest Thompson (1981) · Costa Gavras and Donald E. Stewart (1982) · James L. Brooks (1983) · Peter Shaffer (1984) · Kurt Luedtke (1985) · Ruth Prawer Jhabvala (1986) · Bernardo Bertolucci and Mark Peploe (1987) · Christopher Hampton (1988) · Alfred Uhry (1989) · Michael Blake (1990) · Ted Tally (1991) · Ruth Prawer Jhabvala (1992) · Steven Zaillian (1993) · Eric Roth (1994) · Emma Thompson (1995) · Billy Bob Thornton (1996) · Curtis Hanson and Brian Helgeland (1997) · Bill Condon (1998) · John Irving (1999) · Stephen Gaghan (2000)

Complete list · (1928–1940) · (1941–1960) · (1961–1980) · (1981–2000) · (2001–2020) v · d · eBAFTA Award for Best Adapted Screenplay

Ruth Prawer Jhabvala (1983) · Bruce Robinson (1984) · Richard Condon and Janet Roach (1985) · Kurt Luedtke (1986) · Claude Berri and Gérard Brach (1987) · Jean-Claude Carrière and Philip Kaufman (1988) · Christopher Hampton (1989) · Nicholas Pileggi and Martin Scorsese (1990) · Dick Clement, Roddy Doyle and Ian La Frenais (1991) · Michael Tolkin (1992) · Steven Zaillian (1993) · Paul Attanasio (1994) · John Hodge (1995) · Anthony Minghella (1996) · Baz Luhrmann and Craig Pearce (1997) · Elaine May (1998) · Neil Jordan (1999)

Complete List · (1983-1999) · (2000-present) v · d · eGolden Globe Award for Best Screenplay

Ernest Thompson (1981) · John Briley (1982) · James L. Brooks (1983) · Peter Shaffer (1984) · Woody Allen (1985) · Robert Bolt (1986) · Bernardo Bertolucci, Mark Peploe and Enzon Ungari (1987) · Naomi Foner (1988) · Oliver Stone and Ron Kovic (1989) · Michael Blake (1990) · Callie Khouri (1991) · Bo Goldman (1992) · Steven Zaillian (1993) · Quentin Tarantino (1994) · Emma Thompson (1995) · Scott Alexander and Larry Karaszewski (1996) · Ben Affleck and Matt Damon (1997) · Marc Norman and Tom Stoppard (1998) · Alan Ball (1999) · Stephen Gaghan (2000)

Complete List · (1965–1980) · (1981–2000) · (2001–2020) v · d · eMTV Movie Award for Best New Filmmaker John Singleton (1992) • Carl Franklin (1993) • Steven Zaillian (1994) • Steve James (1995) • Wes Anderson (1996) • Doug Liman (1997) • Peter Cattaneo (1998) • Guy Ritchie (1999) • Spike Jonze (2000) • Sofia Coppola (2001) • Christopher Nolan (2002)

(From Wikipedia. Automatic image. Gender: Male)


Colleagues of shooting:

David Fincher Scott Rudin Productions Stellan Skarsgård Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) Christopher Plummer Rooney Mara Daniel Craig Stieg Larsson Yellow Bird Films Joel Kinnaman Robin Wright Embeth Davidtz Joely Richardson Film Rites Brad Pitt Scott Rudin Productions Philip Seymour Hoffman Jonah Hill Michael De Luca Productions Aaron Sorkin Robin Wright Bennett Miller Specialty Films (II) Christian Bale Aaron Paul Ridley Scott Sigourney Weaver Scott Free Productions Bill Collage Babieka Ralph Fiennes Liam Neeson Ben Kingsley Steven Spielberg Caroline Goodall Amblin Entertainment Universal Thomas Keneally

Biography for: Steven Zaillian Movies on Kiao: 4

DVD & BluRay by Steven Zaillian on Amazon
Red Sparrow [DVD] [2018] Red Sparrow [DVD] [2018]
Red Sparrow [DVD] [2018]
by Francis Lawrence, with Jennifer Lawrence, Joel Edgerton, Matthias Schoenaerts, Jeremy Irons, Mary-Louise Parker, published by 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment.
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Awakenings [DVD] [1991] Awakenings [DVD] [1991]
by Penny Marshall, with Robert De Niro, Robin Williams, Julie Kavner, John Heard, Penelope Ann Miller, published by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.
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Moneyball [DVD] [2011] Moneyball [DVD] [2011]
Please note this is a region 2 DVD and will require a region 2 (Europe) or region Free DVD Player in order to play. Brad Pitt, Jonah Hill and Philip Seymour Hoffman star in this baseball drama co-written by 'The Social Network' (2010) screenwriter Aaron Sorkin. Based on real events in 2002, the film follows the unconventional tactics...
by Bennett Miller, with Brad Pitt, Jonah Hill, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Robin Wright, Chris Pratt, published by Sony Pictures Home Ent..
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Red Sparrow [ Blu-ray + Digital Download] [2018] Red Sparrow [ Blu-ray + Digital Download] [2018]
NOTICE: Polish Release, cover may contain Polish text/markings. The disk DOES NOT have English audio and subtitles.
by Francis Lawrence, with Jennifer Lawrence, Joel Edgerton, Matthias Schoenaerts, Jeremy Irons, Mary-Louise Parker, published by 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment.
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The Jack Ryan Collection [DVD] The Jack Ryan Collection [DVD]
Jack Ryan Collection
by John McTiernan, Philip Noyce, Phil Alden Robinson, with Harrison Ford, Anne Archer, Sean Bean, Richard Harris, Patrick Bergin, published by Paramount.
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Awakenings [DVD] (1990) Awakenings [DVD] (1990)
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by Penny Marshall, with Robert De Niro, Robin Williams, Julie Kavner, John Heard, Penelope Ann Miller, published by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.
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Exodus: Gods and Kings
From acclaimed director Ridley Scott (Gladiator, Prometheus) comes the epic adventure Exodus: Gods and Kings the story of one man's daring courage to take on the might of an empire. Using state of the art visual effects and 3D immersion, Scott brings new life to the story of the defiant leader Moses...
Genre: Drama Action Adventure Actors: Christian Bale, Aaron Paul Release date: 26 December 2014
Genre: Drama Comedy Biography Sport Actors: Brad Pitt, Philip Seymour Hoffman Release date: 25 November 2011
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
Genre: Drama Thriller Action Actors: Stellan Skarsgård, Christopher Plummer Release date: 26 December 2011 All the cinema in video