Angus MacLachlan has written numerous plays, an 18 minute short film, TATER TOMATER, directed by Phil Morrison, and the award winning feature JUNEBUG, which was selected for the Dramatic Competition for the 2005 Sundance Film Festival, and won a Special Jury Citation for Amy Adams, as well as her first Academy Award nomination. Angus was nominated for an Independent Spirit Award for 'Best First Screenplay', and 'Best Screenplay' by the Washington Area Film Critics, and won 'Best Screenplay, 2005' from the International Cinephile Society. The film was listed on over 50 Top Ten lists. His other screenplays include STONE, starring Robert Deniro, and FORTROLIGHETEN which won the Golden Goblet for Best Screenplay at the 2013 Shanghai International Film Festival. In 2013 he wrote and directed GOODBYE TO ALL. The film debuted at the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival, was nominated for Best Narrative Feature, and won Best Actor for Paul Schneider. It was released by IFC and was chosen one of the Ten Best Films of 2014 by Brandon Harris of Indiewire/Filmmaker magazine. This year he wrote and produced his latest film ABUNDANT ACREAGE AVAILABLE, starring Amy Ryan. Martin Scorsese is Executive Producer.
Screenplays: JUNEBUG (Independent Spirit Nomination: Best First Screenplay, Best Screenplay Washington Area Film Critics, Amy Adams: Best Supporting Actress Oscar Nomination), STONE, FORTROLIGHETEN (Best Screenplay: 2013 Shanghai International Film Festival). Director/Writer: GOODBYE TO ALL THAT (Premiered 2014 Tribeca Film Festival, Paul Schneider: Best Actor). Director/Writer: ABUNDANT A