Alessando Camon is a writer and producer, currently based in Los Angeles. His script for The Messenger, co-written with Oren Moverman, was nominated for an Academy Award and won the Best Screenplay Prize at the Berlin Film Festival. His producing credits include Thank You for Smoking, The Cooler, and Wall Street 2: Money Never Sleeps. Current projects include TV pilots at Showtime and HBO. Camon holds a degree in Philosophy from the University of Padua and an MA in film from UCLA. He has published numerous books and articles on film and popular culture, in both English and Italian. He is married to film producer Suzanne Warren; they have two children.
On Crying for Sports Heroes
What’s the meaning of our grief for sports heroes — especially those, like Maradona, well known for their personal failings?...
What Is Wrong with Movie Violence?
Alessandro Camon reflects on the cultural impact of movie violence....
The Short Corridor: How the Most Isolated Prisoners in America Took on the System, and Won
An essay on prison reform in California’s penitentiaries...
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