The Info List - Neal Jimenez

Neal Jimenez (born May 22, 1960) is a screenwriter and film director, best known for the 1986 film River's Edge. He was a member of the dramatic jury at the Sundance Film Festival
Sundance Film Festival
in 1994.[1] He won Independent Spirit Awards for Best First Feature and Best Screenplay for The Waterdance.[2] Jimenez attended UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television. In 1984, while a film student, he went hiking with some friends and slipped on a rock, falling twenty feet into a shallow pool below. He was initially paralyzed from the neck down but subsequent surgeries restored movement to his upper body and he has been a paraplegic since. The film The Waterdance, which he wrote and co-directed, was partly based on his experience in rehabilitation.[3][4] He is of Mexican American descent.[5]


1 Filmography as a Writer 2 Filmography as a Director 3 References 4 External links

Filmography as a Writer[edit]

Hideaway - 1995 Sleep with Me
Sleep with Me
- 1994 The Waterdance
The Waterdance
- 1992 The Dark Wind - 1991 For the Boys
For the Boys
- 1991 Where the River Runs Black
Where the River Runs Black
- 1986 River's Edge
River's Edge
- 1986

Filmography as a Director[edit]

The Waterdance
The Waterdance
- 1992


^ http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0422791/bio ^ http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0422791/awards ^ "Dealing With Script He Never Wanted To Write". Los Angeles Times. April 9, 1986.  ^ "The Rehab Men". The Chicago Tribune. May 10, 1992.  ^ http://community.seattletimes.nwsource.com/archive/?date=19920524&slug=1493562

External links[edit]

Neal Jimenez on IMDb Neal Jimenez at AllMovie

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Independent Spirit Award for Best Screenplay

Horton Foote (1985) Oliver Stone
Oliver Stone
(1986) Neal Jimenez (1987) Ramon Menendez and Tom Musca (1988) Gus Van Sant
Gus Van Sant
and Daniel Yost (1989) Charles Burnett (1990) Gus Van Sant
Gus Van Sant
(1991) Neal Jimenez (1992) Robert Altman
Robert Altman
and Frank Barhydt (1993) Quentin Tarantino
Quentin Tarantino
and Roger Avary
Roger Avary
(1994) Christopher McQuarrie
Christopher McQuarrie
(1995) Joel Coen and Ethan Coen (1996) Kevin Smith
Kevin Smith
(1997) Don Roos
Don Roos
(1998) Alexander Payne
Alexander Payne
and Jim Taylor (1999) Kenneth Lonergan
Kenneth Lonergan
(2000) Christopher Nolan
Christopher Nolan
(2001) Mike White (2002) Sofia Coppola
Sofia Coppola
(2003) Alexander Payne
Alexander Payne
and Jim Taylor (2004) Dan Futterman (2005) Jason Reitman
Jason Reitman
(2006) Tamara Jenkins
Tamara Jenkins
(2007) Woody Allen
Woody Allen
(2008) Scott Neustadter
Scott Neustadter
and Michael H. Weber (2009) Stuart Blumberg and Lisa Cholodenko (2010) Alexander Payne, Jim Rash, and Nat Faxon
Nat Faxon
(2011) David O. Russell
David O. Russell
(2012) John Ridley
John Ridley
(2013) Dan Gilroy
Dan Gilroy
(2014) Tom McCarthy and Josh Singer (2015) Barry Jenkins
Barry Jenkins
and Tarell Alvin McCraney
Tarell Alvin McCraney
(2016) Greta Gerwig
Greta Gerwig

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WorldCat Identities VIAF: 89875628 LCCN: n88034826 ISNI: 0000 0001 1451 4537 BNF: cb1403