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J.C. Chandor
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J.C. Chandor

J.C. Chandor has honed his own subtle yet distinct narrative voice and vision over the past fifteen years through directing, producing, and writing award-winning documentaries, commercials, and narrative films.

His commercial work has included projects for a long list of clients including: Subaru Motors of America, Red Bull Racing, Major League Soccer, BMW-Oracle Racing, America Online, DC Shoes, and Carhartt Outdoor Clothing.

His notable documentary credits include directing and producing a six-part concert film series for AOL/Warner Bros. featuring Sting, Elton John, The Red Hot Chili Peppers, and Beck; and directing the pilot episode of the People of series, People of Power (2003).

In addition to Margin Call, his narrative writing/directing credits include the short film Despacito (2004) starring Will Arnett. His narrative writing credits include a feature length project, Every Fifth House that was developed by the Telefilm Canada writers program. He is currently under contract to Warner Bros. on a two-picture writing deal, the first of which is an international thriller being developed by Appian Way with producers Leonardo DiCaprio and Jennifer Davisson Kiloran as a potential starring vehicle for DiCaprio.

Chandor holds a Bachelor's Degree in America Studies and Film Studies from The College of Wooster in Ohio and studied film production at New York University. He grew up in the suburbs of New York City and London, England and currently lives in Providence, RI with his wife, painter Cameron Goodyear, their five-year-old daughter and nine month-old son.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2011.

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