Paul Thomas Anderson

Paul Thomas Anderson previously wrote and directed "Boogie Nights". A self-taught filmmaker, he began writing as a teenager. His short "Cigarettes" and "Coffee" was accepted in the 1993 Sundance Festival Shorts Program, leading to an invitation to develop a feature at Sundance's 1994 Filmmaker's Workshop, with became "Hard Eight", his first full-length film. He lives in Los Angeles.