Oscar Artists: George, Terry–Scribe of In the Name of the Father

Academy Award-winning screenwriter-director TERRY GEORGE earned BAFTA and Oscar nominations for writing In the Name of the Father with Jim Sheridan.

He also received BAFTA and Academy Award nominations for his screenplay Hotel Rwanda, which he also directed.

He won the Oscar Award for Best Short Film, The Shore, sharing the honor with his daughter Oorlagh.

George made his feature directorial debut from his own script entitled Some Mother’s Son, starring Helen Mirren and Fiona Flannigan.

He also wrote screenplays for Jim Sheridan’s The Boxer and the Bruce Willis vehicle Hart’s War before writing and directing Hotel Rwanda, which earned Oscar nominations for stars Don Cheadle and Sophie Okonedo, in addition to Best Original Screenplay for George.