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Encyclopedia > Terry Rossio

Terry Rossio, born July 2, 1960 in Kalamazoo, Michigan, is an American screenwriter screenwriting guru and film producer. July 2 is the 183rd day of the year (184th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 182 days remaining. ... 1960 (MCMLX) was a leap year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1960 calendar). ... Nickname: The Mall City Official website: www. ... Screenwriters, scenarists or script writers, are authors who write the screenplays from which movies and television programs are made. ...


After graduating from Saddleback High School in Santa Ana, California, Rossio went on to study at California State University, Fullerton where he received his Bachelor of Arts in Communications, with an emphasis in radio, television and film. He is the founder of Wordplay a.k.a. Wordplayer.com, one of the premier screenwriting sites on the Internet. Aerial photograph of Saddleback High School. ... Santa Ana is the largest city and the county seat of Orange County, California. ... The California State University, Fullerton (CSUF), often referred to as Fullerton State or Cal State Fullerton, is a part of the California State University System. ... A Bachelor of Arts (B.A. or A.B., from the Latin Artium Baccalaureus) is an undergraduate academic degree awarded for a course or program in the arts and/or sciences. ...


Along with his writing partner Ted Elliott, Rossio has written some of the most successful American films of the past decade, including Aladdin (1992 film), Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl and Shrek. Ted Elliott is an American screenwriter and labor leader. ... Aladdin is the thirty-first animated feature in the Disney animated features canon, made and produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation, and released on November 25, 1992 by Walt Disney Pictures and Buena Vista Distribution. ... Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl is a movie of adventure and romance set in the Caribbean during the seventeenth century. ... Shrek is a computer-animated film adaptation of William Steigs 1990 fairy tale picture-book of the same name. ...

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Awards and nominations

The Hugo Award for Best Dramatic Presentation is one of the annual Hugo Award categories, presented by members of the World Science Fiction Convention. ... Nominees are listed below the winner(s) for each year. ... Winners of the Nebula Award for Best Script. ... The Academy Award for Writing Adapted Screenplay is one of the Academy Awards, the most prominent film awards in the United States. ...

Filmography (partial listing)

The Legend of Zorro is a 2005 movie directed by New Zealander Martin Campbell. ... National Treasure redirects here. ... Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas is an animated movie produced by DreamWorks SKG and released in 2003. ... Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl is a movie of adventure and romance set in the Caribbean during the seventeenth century. ... Shrek is a computer-animated film adaptation of William Steigs 1990 fairy tale picture-book of the same name. ... The Road To El Dorado DVD cover The Road To El Dorado is an animated film by DreamWorks SKG released in 2000. ... Small Soldiers (1998) is an action/science-fiction film, directed by Joe Dante. ... Godzilla , as portrayed during the late Heisei era (Godzilla vs. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... The Mask of Zorro (1998) is an American action film directed by Martin Campbell, and stars Antonio Banderas, Anthony Hopkins, and Catherine Zeta-Jones. ... In 1951, Robert A. Heinlein published a science fiction novel, The Puppet Masters, in which American secret agents battle parasitic invaders from outer space. ... Aladdin in the Magic Garden, an illustration by Max Liebert from Ludwig Fuldas Aladdin und die Wunderlampe Aladdin (a corruption of the Arabic name Alauddin/ʿAlāʾu d-Dīn, Arabic: علاء الدين, Chinese: 阿拉丁) is one of the tales with a Syrian origin in the collection 1001 Nights and one of... Fred Savage (Brian), Daniel Stern (Glen), Margaret Whitton (Holly) Rick Ducommun (Snik), Howie Mandel (Maurice) William Murray Weiss (Todd), Savage (Brian), Amber Baretto (Kiersten) Little Monsters is a 1989 comedy-drama film starring Fred Savage as Brian, a sixth-grader who has recently moved to a new town, and Howie...

References

  • Terry Rossio Filmography and Biography, provided by Wordplayer.com

External Links

  • Wordplayer.com
  • IMDb Filmography for Terry Rossio

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a writer's life for me (1565 words)
Terry Rossio: Another advantage of the strong audience response to the first one is that you have more money to make the second one so, well, you can build an extra ship, that sort of thing.
Terry Rossio: The jumping off point was to look at the story from the point of view of the Jack Sparrow character.
Terry Rossio: There are good storytelling techniques that you might use for One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest or Network -- films that are considered in the category of what might be called Academy Award bait.
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