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BEL CANTO Director Paul Weitz

Director's Profile

Paul Weitz’s directorial debut, along with his brother Chris, wasAmerican Pie. In addition towriting the animated film Antz, Paul also co-wrote and directed About a Boy, for which he and Chris earned an Academy Award nomination for Best Adapted Screenplay. Additionally, Paul is the writer and director of films including Being Flynn, In Good Company, American Dreamz, Little Fockers, and Admission.  Paul developed, wrote, directed and produced the Golden Globe-winning Amazon series “Mozart in the Jungle,” starring Gael Garcia Bernal. His most recent film,Grandma, starring Lily Tomlin, was released by Sony Pictures Classics and received a Globe nomination for Tomlin. As a playwright, he works with Second Stage Theatre in New York. His published plays include “Lonely I’m Not” which starred Topher Grace and “Trust” starring Bobby Cannavale and Sutton Foster. As an actor he has worked for directors Miguel Arteta (Chuck and Buck) and Jeff Baena (Little Hours).