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JASON REITMAN (SCREENPLAY WRITER/DIRECTOR/PRODUCER) was nineteen when he premiered his first short film, "Operation," at the 1998 Sundance Film Festival. Reitman's short films have since played in over a hundred film festivals worldwide and he has directed numerous award-winning commercials.

He made his feature film directorial debut with the 2006 hit "Thank You for Smoking" which he adapted from the acclaimed novel by Christopher Buckley. The film went on to earn a Golden Globe nomination for Best Picture, a Writers Guild nomination and won Reitman an Independent Spirit Award and Best Debut Director by the National Board of Review.

In December 2007, Reitman's second feature, "Juno," earned him an Academy Award nomination for directing. The film earned a win for Diablo Cody's screenplay and additional nominations for Best Picture and Best Actress (Ellen Page). "Juno" also won three Independent Spirit Awards and a Grammy Award.

Reitman both wrote and directed "Up in the Air," which was recognized with six Academy Award nominations, as well a PGA, SAG, and DGA nominations. Reitman won a Golden Globe and the WGA Awards for Best Screenplay.

Following that, he produced "Jeff, Who Lives at Home," for Paramount Pictures starring Jason Segel, Ed Helms and Susan Sarandon, written and directed by Jay and Mark Duplass.

Reitman then re-teamed with Diablo Cody to direct "Young Adult." The script was penned by Cody and starred Charlie Theron, Patton Oswalt and Patrick Wilson.

Reitman was born in Montreal and currently resides in Los Angeles.

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