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Happy Birthday, Lorene Scafaria! This American filmmaker started her career as an actress (appearing in several television shows and films such as Big Helium Dog in 1999 & A Million Miles in 2001), but is now best known for her work as a writer and director.
Lorene made her breakthrough film in 2008. Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist (2008)—adapted from a novel of the same name by Rachel Cohn and David Levithan— is a romantic comedy about two teenagers, Nick and Norah, of course, who meet at a club in New York City, and spend the night together searching for a secret show by their favorite band.… read more.
From Holmdel Township, New Jersey, Lorene Scafaria was born on May 1st, 1978. The writer and director realized the first moments in which she was attracted to writing was when she won the Pizza Hut gift certificate from her school on a regular basis for book reports. Later on in her teenage years, at the age of 17, she wrote and produced a play in Red Bank, New Jersey.… read more.
The Film Independent Spirit Award nominees were announced Nov. 21, featuring several nominations for women in film. Voted on exclusively by Film Independent members, the awards will be held February 8, broadcast on IFC.
Olivia Wilde’s summer comedy Booksmart was quickly dubbed “the female Superbad” by publications like Vox and CinemaBlend after its release in May. Twitter users cited similarities between the two films, while Interview Magazine and InStyle both published articles about why the film is better than Superbad (2007).… read more.