Ian earned BAs in both Film and Psychology from Vassar College and his MFA in Screenwriting from the American Film Institute. He is interested in telling stories both ‘big’ (high concept) and ‘small’ (indie fare), and has been doing so professionally since becoming a WGA/W member in 2010. (Specifically, Ian is drawn to biopics and true stories, though his work in these arenas varies greatly in approach to the material and in genre/time period/etc.) He enjoys writing for film and television in equal measure, and has won several notable awards and prizes doing so. Ian is represented by the Paradigm Agency (Christopher Smith & Scott Henderson) as well as David Fox (Myman/Greenspan/Fineman/Fox/Rosenberg & Light LLP). He spent much of late 2014 - early 2015 producing and co-directing a short that he wrote, which is having its world premiere at the 2015 Cannes International Film Festival.
Name: Ian Simpson
Lives in: Brooklyn, New York