Charlie KAUFMAN (1958, USA) started his career as a writer for TV. His breakthrough came as screenwriter of Being John Malkovich (Spike Jonze, 1999), which earned him an Academy Award nomination. His directorial debut Synecdoche, New York was released in 2008. Anomalisa (2015) was nominated for a Golden Lion and won the Grand Jury Prize in Venice.
Synecdoche, New York (2008), How and Why (2014, TV), Anomalisa (2015, co-dir)