Jim Taylor

Screenwriter, Director
Born: 11/30/1961 in Bellevue, Washington, USA

Filmography

Writer (7)

Food Factory 2012 - 2013 (Tv Show)

Story Editor

I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry 2007 (Movie)

(current rewrite) (Screenplay)

Sideways 2004 (Movie)

(Adaptation) (Screenplay)

About Schmidt 2002 (Movie)

(Adaptation) (Screenplay)

Jurassic Park III 2001 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Election 1999 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Citizen Ruth 1996 (Movie)

(Screenplay)
Producer (5)

Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter 2015 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Thirteenth Grade 2014 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Cedar Rapids 2011 (Movie)

(Producer)

The Descendants 2011 (Movie)

(Producer)

The Savages 2007 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)
Music (2)

Lincoln 2012 (Movie)

("Three Forks Of Hell") (Song Performer)

Citizen Ruth 1996 (Movie)

song lyrics("The Joyful Song") (Song)
Director (1)

Citizen Ruth 1996 (Movie)

2nd unit director (Director)
Actor (1)

EDUCATION

New York University

New York , New York
Attended NYU's Tisch School of the Arts

Pomona College

Claremont , California

Milestones

2007

Produced "The Savages," a film written and directed by his wife, Tamara Jenkins

2004

Co-wrote with Alexander Payne the critically acclaimed "Sideways"

2002

Along with Alexander Payne, co-wrote the feature "About Schmidt"

1999

With Payne, co-wrote "Election"; earned an Oscar nomination for Best Adapted Screenplay

1995

Wrote and directed short film "Memory Lane"

First collaboration with Alexander Payne, "Citizen Ruth/Meet Ruth Stoops"

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