Years Experience: 30
Gordy Hoffman is a film writer and director who grew up in Faiport, New York, and graduated from the University of Kansas in 1987.
He started out writing for the stage, and his first stage play, Hong Kong, won him a place at the Jeannie McKean Moore Poetry Workshop at George Washington University in 1990. In 1994, he went on to found Company, a Chicago-based experimental workshop. His plays have been produced in New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Diego, England and Australia.
Gordy's first film, 'Love Liza', was produced in 2002 and starred Philip Seymour Hoffman. It won the Waldo Salt Screenwriting Award at the 2002 Sundance Film Festival. In 2001, Gordy was chosen for Fox's director development programme, 'Searchlab', where he wrote three digital shorts, before moving on to make his directorial debut with 'A Coat of Snow'.
In 2009, Gordy followed up 'A Coat of Snow' with his second feature, 'Cordelia'.
Education: University of Kansas, 1987.
Spoken Languages: English