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2014 Austin Film Festival and Conference Schedule
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Tom Schulman

writer Dead Poets Society, What About Bob?, Medicine Man, Honey, I Shrunk The Kids; executive producer Indecent Proposal; writer/director 8 Heads In A Duffel Bag
Tom Schulman graduated from Vanderbilt University with a B.A. in Philosophy. He studied at the USC Graduate School of Cinema, the Actors and Directors Lab, Los Angeles, and with director Joan Darling. He directed the Actors’ Studio, West production of Harold Pinter’s The Caretaker. Tom wrote Dead Poets Society for which he received an Academy Award. He also wrote What About Bob?, Honey, I Shrunk the Kids, Medicine Man, and Holy Man. He wrote and directed Eight Heads in a Duffel Bag. He was an executive producer on Indecent Proposal and Me, Myself and Irene. He was the writer/producer of Welcome to Mooseport. He co-wrote and co-produced The Anatomy of Hope, a pilot for HBO. Tom served on the board of directors and then as vice president of the Writers Guild of America, West.