Joel Cohen (writer)

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Joel Cohen
United States
Alma materState University of New York
Years active1983–present

Joel Cohen is an American film writer who has worked on such projects as the movies Cheaper by the Dozen, Toy Story,[1] Money Talks[citation needed] and Garfield: The Movie.[2] He frequently works with Alec Sokolow.

Along with Joss Whedon, Andrew Stanton, John Lasseter, Pete Docter, Joe Ranft, and Sokolow, Cohen was nominated in 1995 for the Academy Award for Best Writing (Original Screenplay) for his work on Toy Story.[3]

Beyond writing, Cohen and Sokolow jointly directed Monster Mash: The Movie and executive produced Gnomes and Trolls: The Secret Chamber (2008).

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  1. ^ Maslin, Janet (November 22, 1995). "Toy Story (1995) FILM REVIEW;There's a New Toy in the House. Uh-Oh". The New York Times.
  2. ^ Scott, A. O. (2004-06-11). "A Cat From the Comics, Full of Lasagna". New York Times. Retrieved 2009-05-07.
  3. ^ "Academy Awards database". Archived from the original on 7 July 2012. Retrieved 9 December 2011.

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