Gary Winick

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Gary Winick
Gary Winick 2002.jpg
Winick at a Tadpole screening at the Seattle International Film Festival, 2002
Born
Gary Scott Winick

(1961-03-31)March 31, 1961
Manhattan, New York, U.S.
DiedFebruary 27, 2011(2011-02-27) (aged 49)
Manhattan, New York, U.S.
EducationAFI Conservatory
OccupationFilm director, film editor, film producer
Years active1986–2010

Gary Scott Winick (March 31, 1961 – February 27, 2011)[1] was an American filmmaker whose movies as a director include Tadpole (2000) and 13 Going on 30 (2004), and who also produced such films as Pieces of April (2003) and November (2004) through his New York City-based independent film production company InDigEnt.

Biography[edit]

Born in Manhattan, New York City, Gary Winick attended Columbia Grammar and Preparatory School in that borough,[1] graduating in 1979.[citation needed] A 1984 graduate of Tufts University,[2] he went on to receive Master of Fine Arts degree from both the University of Texas at Austin and the AFI Conservatory.[3]

Winick directed the films Out of the Rain (1991), Tadpole (2000), 13 Going on 30 (2004), and the live-action remake of Charlotte's Web (2006).[4] His final films were Bride Wars and Letters to Juliet.[5] He produced such films as Pieces of April (2003) and November (2004) through his New York City-based independent film production company InDigEnt, founded in 1999.[6]

Death[edit]

Winick died of pneumonia in Manhattan on February 27, 2011, at age 49, resulting from brain cancer that had spread throughout him since 2009.[7][1]

Awards[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Weber, Bruce (March 1, 2011). "Gary Winick, Director of Small and Studio Films, Dies at 49". The New York Times. Retrieved March 8, 2011.
  2. ^ Basking In The Sun Archived January 3, 2005, at the Wayback Machine.
  3. ^ Sweet Nothing Filmmakers Archived May 31, 2009, at the Wayback Machine.
  4. ^ Charlotte's Web Archived October 29, 2006, at the Wayback Machine.
  5. ^ In Pursuit of a Long-Distance Romance, Abandoned Long Ago
  6. ^ Calling the Shots: Gary Winick
  7. ^ Powers, Lindsay (February 28, 2011). "Director Gary Winick Dies at 49". The Hollywood Reporter.

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