Jason Cortlund


Jason Cortlund
Biography:
Jason Cortlund studied film and writing atUniversity of Oregon and earned a Master’s in screenwriting at University ofTexas. He was 1998 postgraduate fellow at the James Michener Center forWriters. He also served as a programmer for Cinematexas International FilmFestival (founded by Athina Rachel Tsangari) from 1997-2004. His films (madewith collaborator Julia Halperin) were shown at festivals, museums, and artsinstitutions around the world. Cortlund’s work has been honored by TexasFilmmaker’s Production Fund, Texas Commission on the Arts, Texas FilmmakersShowcase, City of Austin Cultural Contracts, Hershey Foundation, PacificNorthwest Writer’s Association, Centrum Institute, and Gotham in Progress. His scriptLumberjunkies is a finalist for a 2012 San Francisco Film Society HearstScreenwriting Grant.

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