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Graham Sack

Lincoln in the Bardo
GRAHAM SACK is an award-winning screenwriter, director, and academic. Graham wrote and directed a VR experience for New York Times VR based on LINCOLN IN THE BARDO, the acclaimed novel by author George Saunders. He is currently developing VR episodic series for Felix and Paul Studios and for Google. He previously wrote and directed DON’T LOOK AWAY, an interactive cinematic VR experience about aging, time, and the scarcity of attention; a VR documentary about solar power for the Rockerfeller Foundation and Matter Unlimited; and SUBJECT:OBJECT, a VR experience for New York Theatre Workshop about the private life of objects. Graham’s most recent screenplay, SEPTILLION TO ONE, made the 2015 Hollywood Blacklist, sold in one of the most competitive spec sales of the year, and is scheduled to go into production with Odd Lot Entertainment. He is currently writing OPERATION IVY LEAGUE, a true crime story about a drug cartel based in a college fraternity, for Langley Park Entertainment (GANGSTER SQUAD, TRAFFIC). Graham began his career as a child actor on Broadway, starring in Neil Simon's Lost in Yonkers and in films such as Dunston Checks In and TV shows such as Law & Order and New York Undercover. Graham also holds a BA from Harvard, an MSc from the London School of Economics, and is completing a PhD in Digital Humanities at Columbia University, where his research is focused on computational approaches to storytelling. He is represented by the Gersh Agency (Bayard Maybank & Bob Hohman).

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