Richard Linklater

Writer, Before Midnight
Nominated for:
Best Screenplay

RICHARD LINKLATER’s credits include It’s Impossible to Learn to Plow by Reading Books (1988); Slacker (1991); Dazed and Confused (1993); Before Sunrise (1995); Suburbia (1997); The Newton Boys (1998); Waking Life (2001); Tape (2001); Live From Shiva’s Dance Floor (2003); School of Rock (2003); Before Sunset (2004); $5.15/Hr. (2004) (TV); Bad News Bears (2005); A Scanner Darkly (2006); Fast Food Nation (2006); Inning by Inning: A Portrait of a Coach (2008); Me and Orson Welles (2009); Bernie (2011).

In addition to his work listed above, Richard Linklater also serves as the Artistic Director for the Austin Film Society, which he founded in 1985 to showcase films from around the world that were not typically shown in Austin. The Austin Film Society has given out over $1,200,000 in grants to Texas filmmakers and in 1999, received the DGA Honor which was given by the Directors Guild of America in recognition of its support of the arts.