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David Paterson (IV)

A successful playwright for many years, David broke into the film industry when he adapted his play FINGERPAINTING IN A MURPHYBED to a film where it was accepted into the 2005 Sundance Film Festival. In addition to the film being nominated for the Humanitas Award, David successfully sold the film (now entitled) LOVE LUDLOW, to the Sundance Channel... See full bio »


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Bridge to Terabithia
Love, Ludlow
Love, Ludlow Writer
Open Air
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 2016 The Great Gilly Hopkins (screenplay) / (writer)
 2014 The Cheque (Short) (writer)
 2009 Open Air (Short) (screenplay)
 2007 Bridge to Terabithia (screenplay)
 2006 Fragments (Short)
 2006 Birth of the Sensitive Man (Short) (screenplay)
 2005 Love, Ludlow (as David L. Paterson)
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Son of Newbery Award-winning author Katherine Paterson.

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