Ted Elliott


Ted Elliott

Ted Elliott is an American screenwriter. Along with his writing partner Terry Rossio, Elliott has written some of the most successful American films of the past 15 years, including "Aladdin", "Shrek" and "Pirates of the Caribbean". 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 [http://artfulwriter.com The Artful Writer] , a website aimed at professional screenwriters. He is also a co-founder with Terry Rossio of Wordplay a.k.a. [http://www.wordplayer.com Wordplayer.com] , one of the premier screenwriting sites on the Internet.

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 and nominations

* 2004 - Nominated for Hugo Award for Best Dramatic Presentation for "Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl"
* 2003 - Nominated for Bram Stoker Award for Best Screenplay for "Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl"
* 2002 - Nominated for Nebula Award nomination for Best Script for "Shrek"
* 2001 - Nominated for Academy Award for Writing Adapted Screenplay for "Shrek"

Filmography (partial listing)

* 2007 "" (story by)
* 2007 "" (screenwriter)
* 2006 "" (screenwriter)
* 2005 "The Legend of Zorro" (story by)
* 2005 "Instant Karma" (producer)
* 2004 "National Treasure" (screenwriter) (uncredited)
* 2003 "" (consultant/advisor)
* 2003 "" (screenwriter)
* 2002 "Treasure Planet" (story by)
* 2001 "Shrek" (co-producer/screenwriter)
* 2000 "The Road to El Dorado" (screenwriter)
* 1998 "Small Soldiers" (screenwriter)
* 1998 "Godzilla" (screen story)
* 1998 "Antz" (consultant/advisor)
* 1998 "The Mask of Zorro" (screenwriter)
* 1994 "The Puppet Masters" (screenwriter)
* 1992 "Aladdin" (screenwriter)
* 1989 "Little Monsters" (screenwriter)

References

* Ted Elliott [http://www.wordplayer.com/company/welcome.html Filmography] and [http://www.wordplayer.com/company/te01.Elliott.Bio.html Biography] , provided by [http://www.wordplayer.com Wordplayer.com]

External links

* [http://www.wordplayer.com Wordplayer.com]
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