Scott Z. Burns

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Scott Z. Burns
Born 1962 (age 55–56)
Golden Valley, Minnesota, United States
Alma mater University of Minnesota
Occupation Screenwriter, director, producer

Scott Z. Burns (born 1962) is an American screenwriter, producer, and director.[1] Burns has written screenplays for The Bourne Ultimatum (2007), The Informant! (2009), and Contagion (2011), all of which feature Matt Damon. His films The Informant!, Contagion, and Side Effects were directed by Steven Soderbergh.[2] Burns also produced the Academy Award-winning An Inconvenient Truth. In 2018, it was announced that Burns would direct The Torture Report, a drama about the secret torture program inside the CIA. [3]

Burns is a native of Golden Valley, Minnesota[4] and graduated in 1985 with a degree in English from the University of Minnesota.[5] He currently lives in Los Angeles.

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