Alessandro Camon is a writer and producer born in Italy and currently living in Los Angeles. He is best known for writing The Messenger, a contemporary drama about military officers delivering casualty notifications, with writer/director Oren Moverman. The screenplay was nominated for an Academy Award, Spirit Award, and Humanitas Award, and it won the Silver Bear for Best Screenplay at the Berlin Film Festival. Alessandro’s producing credits include Owning Mahowny, Thank You For Smoking, The Cooler, American Psycho, Bad Lieutenant: New Orleans and Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps. He is currently writing Black Lion, with Andrew Garfield attached to star. Alessandro started his career in Italy, as a television programming executive and film critic. He holds a Degree in Philosophy from the University of Padua, Italy and an MA in Film from UCLA. He has published several books and articles on film and popular culture, both in English and Italian, and is a contributor to Salon.com and the Los Angeles Review of Books. Alessandro is married to film producer Suzanne Warren (The Last King of Scotland, Edge of Darkness, Hacksaw Ridge).