Bill Condon is an Academy Award winning American screenwriter and director. After directing “Candyman: Farewell to the Flesh”, he filmed “Gods and Monsters”, which he both wrote and directed, and won the Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay. He would also be nominated for the same award for the Oscar-winning adaptation of the musical “Chicago”, which also brought him a second Edgar Award.
Condon wrote and directed the film “Kinsey”, for which he was given the Stephen F. Kolzak Award at the GLAAD Media Awards. He also wrote the screenplay for, and directed, the film adaptation of “Dreamgirls”, and received Directors Guild of America and Broadcast Film Critics Association nominations for Directing. He is a member of the Independent Feature Projects (IFP) in Los Angeles, as well as the Independent Writers Steering Committee.
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