AN AMERICAN WEREWOLF IN PARIS
ANTHONY WALLER (Director/Writer/ Executive Producer) was
born in 1959 in Beirut, Lebanon. He entered Britain's National
Film School in 1978 as their youngestever student, and in
1981 John Schlesinger awarded him the Shakespeare Scholarship,
enabling him to spend a further year at a film school in Germany.
In the early 1980s Waller worked in Germany as an editor on commercials,
pop promos and features, including Frank Ripploh's "Show
Paradox" and Wolfgang Gremm's "Behind the Boor."
He was commissioned by Filmverlag der Autoren to write a feature
length comedy script, and in 1989 he created the feature length
compilation film "When Love Learned to Walk-Part 2"
for producer Richard Claus.
Since 1986 Waller has directed, edited and part-produced approximately
200 commercials for cinema and television, including ads for IBM,
CocaCola, Camel, Kellogg's, Super Nintendo and TDK (with
the Rolling Stones).
In 1991, he was awarded a Gold Medal at the New York Advertising
Film Festival for his Pizza Hut commercial.
In 1995, Anthony Waller earned universal acclaim for his motion
picture debut "Mute Witness," which he wrote, directed,
produced and cofinanced. A stylish thriller set and shot
in Moscow, it was acquired by ColumbiaTriStar for worldwide
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