JAMES SCHAMUS is an award- winning American screenwriter, producer and director, contributing to, among many others, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, Brokeback Mountain, Lost in Translation, Milk and Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind. He is a respected educator, having held posts at Yale, Rutgers and currently Columbia Universities. His directorial feature debut, Indignation, is in competition for this year’s Best Feature Film Award and Best Debut Feature Award.