2014 Austin Film Festival and Conference Schedule
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Craig Borten

writer The Dallas Buyers Club, Titan: The Life of John D. Rockefeller Sr. (upcoming), The Hunt for El Chapo (upcoming); co-writer The 33 (2014)
Twitter: @CraigBorten
Craig Borten was nominated for an Academy Award and a Writer’s Guild Award for Best Original Screenplay for his first produced screenplay, Dallas Buyers Club, along with co-writer Melisa Wallack. The film went on to garner Oscars for its stars Mathew McConaughey and Jared Leto.

His upcoming projects include Titan: The Life of John D. Rockefeller directed by Lasse Hallstrom, and The 33 for director Patricia Riggen and producer Mike Medavoy. Currently he is writing Chapo at Universal for director Peter Berg.

He has been writing scripts for over 20 years, both on spec and at major studios.
The Philadelphia native holds a B.A. from Syracuse University.