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Name
  
Ted Elliott


Role
  
Screenwriter

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Born
  
July 4, 1961 (age 62) (
1961-07-04
)
Santa Ana, California, United States

Occupation
  
Film writer / Film producer

Books
  
Pirates of the Caribbean at World's End: Look and Find

Awards
  
BAFTA Award for Best Adapted Screenplay

Nominations
  
Academy Award for Best Writing Adapted Screenplay

Movies
  
Pirates of the Caribbea, Pirates of the Caribbea, Pirates of the Caribbea, The Lone Ranger, Pirates of the Caribbea

Similar People
  
Terry Rossio, Gore Verbinski, Justin Haythe, Jay Wolpert, Jerry Bruckheimer

Ted Elliott (born July 4, 1961) is an American screenwriter. Along with his writing partner Terry Rossio, Elliott has written some of the most successful American films of the past 30 years, including Aladdin, Shrek and the Pirates of the Caribbean series. In 2004, he was elected to the Board of Directors of the Writers Guild of America; his term on the board ended in 2006. Along with fellow former board member Craig Mazin, Elliott runs artfulwriter.com, a website aimed at professional screenwriters. He and Rossio are also co-founders of Wordplay.

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In 2005, Elliott ran for president of the Writers Guild of America, west, but lost to animation writer and historical figurine maker Patric Verrone. Verrone received 1301 votes; Elliott received 591.

Awards, nominations

  • 2001 - Nominated for Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay for Shrek
  • 2002 - Nominated for Nebula Award nomination for Best Script for Shrek
  • 2003 - Nominated for Bram Stoker Award for Best Screenplay for Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl
  • 2004 - Nominated for Hugo Award for Best Dramatic Presentation for Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl
  • 2013 - Nominated for Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Screenplay for The Lone Ranger
  • Filmography (partial listing)

  • 1989 Little Monsters (screenwriter)
  • 1992 Aladdin (screenwriter)
  • 1994 The Puppet Masters (screenwriter)
  • 1998 The Mask of Zorro (screenwriter)
  • 1998 Antz (consultant/advisor)
  • 1998 Godzilla (original screenplay, story by)
  • 1998 Small Soldiers (screenwriter)
  • 2000 Monkey Island film (cancelled, screenwriter)
  • 2000 The Road to El Dorado (screenwriter)
  • 2001 Shrek (co-producer/screenwriter)
  • 2002 Treasure Planet (story by)
  • 2003 Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (screenwriter)
  • 2003 Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas (consultant/advisor)
  • 2004 National Treasure (screenwriter) (uncredited)
  • 2005 Instant Karma (producer)
  • 2005 The Legend of Zorro (story by)
  • 2006 Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (screenwriter)
  • 2007 Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (screenwriter)
  • 2007 National Treasure: Book of Secrets (story by)
  • 2009 G-Force (associate producer/writer uncredited)
  • 2011 Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (screenwriter/associate producer)
  • 2011 Pirates of the Caribbean: Tales of the Code – Wedlocked (writer)
  • 2013 The Lone Ranger (screenwriter)
  • References

    Ted Elliott (screenwriter) Wikipedia


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