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Stiles White

Stiles White is an American screenwriter, special effects artist, and film director, best known for writing Knowing and writing and directing the film Ouija. He is also known for co-writing screenplays with his wife Juliet Snowden.

Stiles White
OccupationScreenwriter, film director, special effects artist
Years active2004-present
Known forWriting and directing the film Ouija.
Spouse(s)Juliet Snowden (m. -present)



White began his career as a production assistant for Stan Winston Studios, working on projects ranging from Interview with the Vampire to Galaxy Quest. In 2004, he co-created the short-lived animated television series Da Boom Crew. White made his screenwriting debut co-writing the 2005 horror film Boogeyman with his future spouse, Juliet Snowden. In 2014, White made his directing debut with the supernatural horror film Ouija, based on the Hasbro's board game of same name whose script he once again co-wrote with Snowden.[1][2] The film was released on October 24, 2014 by Universal Pictures, grossing more than $102 million with a budget of just $5 million.[3]

Future projectsEdit

In June 2015, White and Snowden were hired by Universal to rewrite the untitled Bermuda Triangle film based on the original script by Alfred Gough and Miles Millar.[4]

Personal lifeEdit

White is married to writer-producer Juliet Snowden.[5]


Year Film Director Screenwriter Special Effects Notes
1994 Interview with the Vampire  Y Production assistant

(Stan Winston Studios)

1995 Congo  Y
1996 The Ghost and the Darkness  Y
1997 The Lost World: Jurassic Park  Y Production coordinator
1997 MouseHunt  Y
1998 Paulie  Y
1998 Small Soldiers  Y
1999 Instinct  Y
1999 Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me  Y
1999 Lake Placid  Y
1999 Inspector Gadget  Y
1999 The Sixth Sense  Y
1999 Galaxy Quest  Y
1999 Jurassic Park III  Y
1997 The Relic  Y
2004 Da Boom Crew  Y TV series, co-creator also
2005 Boogeyman  Y
2005 The Proud Family Movie  Y TV film
2006 The Need  Y Short film
2009 Knowing  Y
2011 Dead of Nowhere 3D  Y Short film
2012 The Possession  Y
2014 Ouija  Y  Y Directing debut


  1. ^ Kroll, Justin (July 16, 2012). "U recruits pair to rewrite, helm 'Ouija'". Retrieved September 13, 2015.
  2. ^ Santiago, Conan (October 24, 2014). "'Ouija' Criticized For Several Horror Film Mistakes; Stiles White's Directorial Debut Is Not 'Paranormal Activity,' 'Insidious,' 'Texas Massacre' (SPOILER ALERT!)". Retrieved September 13, 2015.
  3. ^ "Ouija (2014)". Retrieved September 13, 2015.
  4. ^ Ford, Rebecca; Kit, Borys (June 3, 2015). "'Ouija' Writers to Rewrite Bermuda Triangle Movie for Universal (Exclusive)". Retrieved September 13, 2015.
  5. ^ "INTERVIEW: Writer/Director Stiles White And Co-Screenwriter Juliet Snowden Talk To Me About OUIJA". Retrieved September 13, 2015.

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