|Name Jessica Bendinger|
|Education Columbia University|
Books The Seven Rays
|Movies Stick It, Bring It On, Aquamarine, First Daughter, The Wedding Date|
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Jessica bendinger interview for stick it
Jessica Bendinger (born November 10, 1966) is an American screenwriter and novelist.
- Jessica bendinger interview for stick it
- Jessica bendinger talks with marvin acuna at the annual final draft script magazine event
She has written several films, including 2000's Bring It On, 2004's First Daughter and 2006's Aquamarine. She was also a writer and creative consultant for Sex and the City, as well as a producer of the 2005 film The Wedding Date, starring Debra Messing. She also wrote and directed Stick It, released in April 2006 as her directorial debut. Bendinger is a former model who worked for designer Stephen Sprouse and appeared on the runway in the film Slaves of New York. She was named by Glamour Magazine as one of Hollywood’s “Most Powerful Women Under 40” in 2005.
Bendinger's first novel, The Seven Rays was published in 2009 by Simon & Schuster. The story follows 17-year-old, Beth Michaels, who uncovers elements of the supernatural on her journey of self-discovery.
In 2011, Bendinger sued the creators of Bring It On The Musical arguing that she had rights in the licensing of the theater production. "In a complaint..., the Writers Guild of America accused the producers of the movie of exploiting the screenwriter’s rights by producing a new musical based on the story." She said she would allow the "Bring It On" musical to proceed if she is properly credited and compensated.
In 2011, Bendinger co-wrote the song "Hurts To Think" on Miranda Lambert’s Four the Record, and "Mostly Grey,” co-written with Emerson Hart, which appears on his 2014 album "Beauty in Disrepair".
Awards and acknowledgments : Bendinger was inducted into the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences** (AMPAS) in July 2014.