Adam Brooks (filmmaker)
September 3, 1956|
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
|Residence||New York City, New York|
|Occupation||Director, screenwriter, actor|
Adam Brooks (born September 3, 1956) is a Canadian film director, screenwriter, and actor. He is best known for writing and directing Definitely, Maybe (2008) and for writing screenplays for French Kiss (1995), Wimbledon (2004), and Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason (2004). His first film as a writer-director Almost You won the Jury Prize at the Sundance Film Festival in 1985.
Brooks served as a council member of the Writers Guild of America East and is currently on the board of the Writer's Guild of America East Foundation. He also teaches film at the Columbia University Graduate School of the Arts. Brooks lives in New York City.
- Almost You (1985), director, writer
- Red Riding Hood (1988), director
- French Kiss (1995), writer, actor
- Beloved (1998), writer
- Practical Magic (1998), writer
- The Invisible Circus (2001), director, writer
- Wimbledon (2004), writer
- Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason (2004), writer
- Definitely, Maybe (2008), director, writer, actor
- Last Vegas (2013), writer
Honors and awards
- 1985 Sundance Film Festival Special Jury Prize for Almost You
- 1998 Golden Satellite Award nomination for Best Motion Picture Screenplay Adaption for Beloved
- "Adam Brooks". The New York Times. Retrieved March 1, 2014.
- "Adam Brooks". FilmBug. Retrieved February 28, 2014.
- "Adam Brooks". Writer's Guild of America East Foundation. Retrieved March 1, 2014.
- "Adam Brooks Filmography". Turner Classic Movies. Retrieved March 1, 2014.
- "Archives: Almost You". Sundance Film Festival. 1985. Retrieved March 1, 2014.