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Drake Doremus at the London Film Festival 2011
March 29, 1983 |
|Occupation||Film director, writer|
Drake Doremus (born March 29, 1983) is a film director and screenwriter best known for directing the films Like Crazy (2011) which won the Grand Jury Prize at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival, Douchebag (2010) which was in Dramatic competition at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival, and Spooner (2009). Doremus studied directing at the American Film Institute, being the youngest fellow ever accepted into the AFI Conservatory.
Doremus also taught at the Orange County High School of the Arts for a couple of semesters.
His 2011 film Like Crazy has been described as loosely inspired by his real life experiences. In June 2013, his new film Breathe In opened the Edinburgh International Film Festival EIFF. In 2015, Doremus directed, Equals, written by Nathan Parker, starring Kristen Stewart, Nicholas Hoult, Guy Pearce, and Jacki Weaver. In 2017, Doremus directed Newness which will world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival.
|2011||Like Crazy||Director, writer|
|2012||The Beauty Inside||Director, writer|
|2013||Breathe In||Director, writer|
|2009||"Ten Thousand Years"||Goddamn Electric Bill||Director/writer|
- Like Crazy at the Internet Movie Database
- Puig, Claudiia, "'Like Crazy' wins Sundance Grand Jury Prize", USA Today, January 30, 2011
- Hynes, Eric, "2011 Festival Awards", sundance.org, January 29, 2011
- "Douchebag: Drake Doremus 2009", Sundance 2010 report
- Spooner at the Internet Movie Database
- Shetty, Sharan, , Chicago Maroon, October 31, 2011
- Lee, Ashley (January 9, 2017). "Sundance Adds Donald Trump Doc, Drake Doremus' 'Newness' to Lineup". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved January 11, 2017.
- "Newness". Sundance Film Festival. Retrieved January 11, 2017.
- "Douchebag", moviefone.com, December 12, 2009