ANDREW NICCOL (Director, Writer) may be best known for The Truman Show. Starring Jim Carrey, the film received three Academy Award nominations including Best Original Screenplay and Niccol won the BAFTA Award for Best Screenplay. Niccol burst on the scene by writing and directing Gattaca, starring Ethan Hawke and Uma Thurman. This heady sci-fi film was an Academy Award nominee for Best Art Direction.
Most recently Niccol wrote, produced and directed In Time, a futuristic thriller starring Justin Timberlake and Amanda Seyfried. Previously he wrote, produced and directed Lord of War, starring Nicolas Cage (who also served as a producer).
Prior to that Niccol wrote the original story for and was executive producer of Steven Spielberg's The Terminal, starring Tom Hanks and Catherine Zeta-Jones. He also wrote, produced and directed the satire Simone, starring Al Pacino.
Born in New Zealand, Niccol was a writer and director of commercials in London before coming to Los Angeles to make films longer than 60 seconds, as he puts it.
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