DAMSELS IN DISTRESS
WHIT STILLMAN (Writer/Director/Producer) is the writer-director of four films,
the last three in collaboration with producers Martin Shafer and Liz Glotzer.
His first film, METROPOLITAN (1990), was well-received at the Sundance,
Deauville and Cannes festivals, as well as winning several awards and an OscarÂ®
nomination. His next two films, BARCELONA and THE LAST DAYS OF DISCO, were also
well received and won awards. He turned the latter story into a novel, The Last
Days of Disco, with Cocktails at Petrossian Afterward, published by Farrar,
Straus & Giroux. Stillman graduated from Harvard where he was an editor of the
Harvard Crimson. After stints in book publishing and journalism he became
involved in the Spanish film industry, working on and appearing in Fernando
Colomo's Manhattan-set comedy SKYLINE and Fernando Trueba's SAL GORDA with Paco
Rabal. For the past decade he lived in Paris and Madrid while working film
projects in London. He has two daughters, one in college in the United States
and the other studying law in Dublin.
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