About the team
Damien Chazelle (Director/Writer) made his directorial debut with the musical Guy and Madeline on a Park Bench (2009). In 2014, he wrote and directed his second feature film Whiplash, based on his award-winning short film Whiplash (2013). The film premiered at Sundance Film Festival and went on to receive 5 Academy Award nominations, including Best Picture. Chazelle received an individual nomination for Best Adapted Screenplay.