Damien Chazelle

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American film director and screenwriter

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According to Wikipedia, Damien Sayre Chazelle is a French American film director, producer, and screenwriter. He is known for his films Whiplash , La La Land , and First Man . Chazelle's breakout Whiplash began as a proof-of-concept short film, which debuted at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival and eventually attracted attention from financiers who helped to finance the full-length version. The film premiered at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival as the opening film where it won the U.S. Grand Jury Prize: Dramatic and Audience Award: U.S. Dramatic and went on to receive five Academy Award nominations, including Best Picture, winning three with Chazelle himself nominated for Best Adapted Screenplay.

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