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Nicolas Saada
Nicolas Saada
A former French film journo at the prestigious mag Les Cahiers du Cinéma and a screenwriter who made his directorial debut with Spy(ies)

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Thomas Jane
Thomas Jane
Actor, screenwriter, director, producer, comic book writer, founder of RAW Studios

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Ted Hope
Legendary indie producer, Head of Production for Amazon Original Movies Division, Hope For Film

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Carla Gugino
Carla Gugino
A great actress of the big and small screen

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Richard Shepard
Richard Shepard
Director of ‘I Knew It Was You’ and ‘Dom Hemingway’

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Sebastian Gutierrez

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Richard Botto
Richard Botto
Stage32 CEO

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Joshua Cody
Joshua Cody
Author of ‘[sic] a memoir’

Cinephilia and Beyond claims to have gotten hold of a 1999 note written by the auteur to fellow filmmaker James Brooks, who helped Anderson fund his first feature-length film, Bottle Rocket, and wrote an introduction to Anderson’s Rushmore screenplay, which was published by Faber & Faber. The note appears to have been carefully handwritten in an all caps and a tone that call to mind one of Anderson’s children protagonists—whose handwritten letters have advanced plots in his films, including Rushmore, The Royal Tenenbaums, and Moonrise Kingdom.

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