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John August's screenwriting credits include Go (1999), Big Fish (2003), Titan A.E. (2000), Charlie's Angels (2000), and Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle (2003). Born and raised in Boulder, Colorado, John earned a degree in journalism from Drake University in Iowa and an MFA in film from the Peter Stark program at the University of Southern ... See full bio »

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 2012 Frankenweenie (screenplay)
 2012 Dark Shadows (story)
 2007 The Nines (written by)
 2005 Corpse Bride (screenplay)
 2005 Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (screenplay)
 2003 Alaska (TV Movie)
 2003 Big Fish (screenplay)
 2003 Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle (screenplay) / (story)
 2000 Charlie's Angels (written by)
 2000 Titan A.E. (screenplay)
  D.C. (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes, 2000) (screenplay - 1 episode, 2000)
- Justice (2000) ... (writer)
- Truth (2000) ... (writer)
- Pilot (2000) ... (screenplay)
 1999 Go (written by)
 1998 God (Short) (written by)
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(2014-2015 Season) Andrew Lippa and his musical, "Big Fish," was performed at the Theatre At the Center in Chicago, Illinois with Colette Todd in the cast.

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You tend to have a lot of ideas you would like to see made into movies, yet the reality is that most things that actually become movies aren't brand-new ideas. At this point in time, the movies that get made are based on some pre-existing piece of intellectual property.

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Since 2011, has hosted, with good friend and fellow screenwriter Craig Mazin, 'Scriptnotes', a weekly podcast on the craft of screenwriting. See more »

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