Wash Westmoreland (Paul Westmoreland)
Photos with Wash Westmoreland
BiographyLeeds, England, UK
Hailing from Leeds, England, Westmoreland earned his college degree in Politics at the University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, and soon after moved to America to pursue filmmaking. His 2006 movie "Quinceañera," co-directed with Richard Glatzer, won the Audience Award and the Grand Jury Prize at the 2006 Sundance Film Festival. It later picked up the Humanitas Prize, and the John Cassavetes Spirit Award. The duo's most recent films have been "The Last of Robin Hood," starring Kevin Kline, Susan Sarandon and Dakota Fanning, and "Still Alice," starring Julianne Moore, Kristen Stewart, Alec Baldwin and Kate Bosworth. Read more... documentaries for cable television: VH-1's 'Totally Gay' and a 2004 election piece, Trio's 'Gay Republicans.' The latter, in an expanded version, won the AFI Festival's Audience Award for Best Documentary. In 2008 he produced "Pedro" for MTV films, which had a special introduction recorded by President Bill Clinton.