Theodore Melfi

Theodore Melfi is an American screenwriter, film director, and producer. His second film, St. Vincent starring Bill Murray, was released in 2014. In 2016, Melfi co-wrote, directed and produced Hidden Figures with Allison Schroeder, for which he received Oscar nominations for Best Picture and Best Adapted Screenplay.[1]

Theodore Melfi
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Melfi in 2016
Brooklyn, New York, United States
OccupationScreenwriter, film director, film producer
Years active1998–present


Year Film Credited as
Director Writer Producer Notes
1999 Winding Roads Yes Yes Yes
2007 Game of Life No No Yes Co-producer
2010 Bed & Breakfast: Love is a Happy Accident No No Yes
2014 St. Vincent Yes Yes Yes
2016 Hidden Figures Yes Yes Yes Nominated–Academy Award for Best Picture
Nominated–Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay
2017 Going in Style No Yes Yes
2017 The Black Ghiandola No Yes Yes Short film
2017 El Camino Christmas No Yes Yes
2020 Daughter Yes Yes No Short film
2021 The Starling Yes No Yes Post-production


  1. ^ "2017 Oscar Nominations List: All of the Academy Award Nominees". Variety. January 24, 2017. Retrieved January 24, 2017.

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