Jeffrey Yohalem

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Jeffrey Yohalem
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Born 1982/1983
United States
Alma mater Yale University
Occupation Writer, director
Years active 2006–present

Jeffrey Yohalem (born 1982/1983)[1] is an American director and writer. After graduating cum laude from Yale University with a degree in English literature, he joined the Ubisoft Montreal studio, working on the games Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Vegas 2 and Assassin's Creed II, before writing Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood, Far Cry 3 and Child of Light.[2][3] His most recent published project is Assassin's Creed Syndicate, released in October 2015.

In the past, he filmed and directed the documentary Human Eaters,[4] and was an intern at The Daily Show with Jon Stewart.[2]

Jeffrey has won a Writers Guild of America Award for his work as lead writer of Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood.[5] He was also nominated for a Writers Guild of America Award[6] and a BAFTA Games Award for his work on Assassin's Creed II.[7] He has been nominated for a BAFTA Games Award for the story of Far Cry 3.[citation needed]


  1. ^ Kelber, Micah (May 18, 2011). "From 'Chip 'n Dale' to 'Assassin's Creed'". The Jewish Daily Forward. Retrieved March 15, 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "'Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood' Writer Explains Story's Secret Meaning". December 12, 2010. Retrieved 2013-10-15. 
  3. ^ "Q&A: Smaller is better for Child of Light writer Jeffrey Yohalem". 
  4. ^ "Jeffrey Yohalem". Retrieved 2013-10-15. 
  5. ^ "'Inception,' 'Social Network' Win Top WGA Awards". The Hollywood Reporter. February 5, 2011. Retrieved 2013-10-15. 
  6. ^ "2010 WGA Videogame Writing Nominees Announced". Archived from the original on April 26, 2014. Retrieved 2013-10-15. 
  7. ^ "BAFTA Awards – 2010". Retrieved 2013-10-15. 

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