Oscar Artists: Frank, Scott–Nominated Scribe for Soderbergh’s Out of Sight

Scott Frank makes his directorial debut with The Lookout, which he also wrote.

Frank earlier won the Writers Guild of America Award for Best Adapted Screenplay, the Edgar Award from the Mystery Writers of America, the Best Screenplay Awards from both the National Society of Film Critics and The Boston Society of Film Critics, as well as an Oscar nomination for Best Adapted Screenplay for Out of Sight, directed by Soderbergh, and based on the novel by Elmore Leonard.

Franks other screenplay credits include THE INTERPRETER, FLIGHT OF THE PHOENIX, MINORITY REPORT, GET SHORTY (Writers Guild, Edgar and Golden Globe nominations), MALICE, DEAD AGAIN and LITTLE MAN TATE.

Frank grew up in Los Gatos, California and received a B.A. in Film Studies from the University of California at Santa Barbara.