1989 was the year of Spike Lee's "Do the Right Thing" and Steven Soderbergh's "sex, lies and videotape" and Oscar was supposed to pay homage to independent films, yet Tom Schulman won the Academy Awar...
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|The Gladiator||Screen Story||n/a||1|
|The Gladiator||Executive Producer||n/a||1|
|8 Heads in A Duffel Bag||1997||Director||n/a||4|
|Welcome to Mooseport||2004||Producer||n/a||3|
|Genius||1998 1997 - 1998||Executive Producer||n/a||1|
|Indecent Proposal||1993||Executive Producer||n/a||1|
|Gladiator||1985 1984 - 1985||Executive Producer||n/a||1|
|Me, Myself and Irene||2000||Executive Producer||n/a||1|
|Honey, I Shrunk The Kids||1989||Screenplay||n/a||1|
|Welcome to Mooseport||2004||Screenplay||n/a||1|
|8 Heads in A Duffel Bag||1997||Screenplay||n/a||1|
|What About Bob?||1991||Screenplay||n/a||1|
|Dead Poets Society||1989||Screenplay||n/a||1|
|Gladiator||1985 1984 - 1985||From Story||n/a||1|
|A Father's Revenge||From Story||n/a||1|
|Medicine Man||1992||From Story||n/a||1|
|8 Heads in A Duffel Bag||1997||Theme Lyrics||parody lyrics("Mr Sandman")||1|
|Joined Actors and Directors Lab, Los Angeles, where he wrote, directed and acted in plays and short films|
|Hired by ImageMaker|
|With Jeffrey Walker and Michael Chase, was executive producer of the ABC TV-movie "Gladiators"|
|Feature debut as screenwriter "Dead Poets Society"; won Oscar for Best Original Screenplay|
|Made feature directorial debut with "8 Heads in a Duffel Bag"; also scripted|
|Served as executive producer, "Indecent Proposal"|
|Contributed story to the ABC TV-movie "A Father's Revenge"|
Schulman began his career working in industrial films. His first Hollywood credit was as one of the executive producer of the TV-movie "Gladiator"(ABC, 1986), in which Ken Wahl becomes a highway vigilante. Schulman's first produced writing credit was as story contributor on the ABC TV-movie "A Father's Revenge" (1988), in which Brian Dennehy goes after the terrorists who kidnapped his daughter.
Among Schulman's other big screen credits are the comedy "What About Bob?" (1989), with Bill Murray as the psychiatric patient from hell, and "Medicine Man" (1992), co-written with Sally Robinson, with Sean Connery as a researcher in the Amazon seeking a rare plant that can cure cancer. Additionally, Schulman was executive producer of "Indecent Proposal" (1993), the Robert Redford vehicle about a millionaire who offers a man money to sleep with his wife.
Schulman, who directed a critically acclaimed Actors and Directors Lab West Coast stage production of Harold Pinter's "The Caretaker", made his feature directing debut with the black comedy "8 Heads in a Duffel Bag" (1997), which he also scripted.
|Actors and Directors Laboratory|
|University of Southern California|
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