Ian McCrudden biography

Ian McCrudden

Film director

1971 –


Who is Ian McCrudden?

Ian McCrudden is a motion picture director and writer represented by Silvermine Entertainment in Hollywood, California

Variety has praised Ian’s work for its “deeply felt performances” and “intimate, powerfully atmospheric” style. The Hollywood Reporter called his film Islander, an “intelligent and compelling drama.”

Ian studied at Stanford University, where he received the Golden Medal for writing and directing. His production of Night Baseball was honored at the National College Theater Festival, and Stanford University Press published his thesis on Samuel Beckett. McCrudden has directed several films including the documentary Anita O' Day: The Life of a Jazz Singer, Islander, Trespassers, The Big Day, Mr. Smith Gets a Hustler, and Trailer—The Movie. He also directs original plays in the United States and abroad, including most recently the acclaimed Patriotic Bitch Off-Broadway in NYC. He is the author of several screenplays in development including Cigar Diaries, Cowboys and Indians and Man of the House. Ian has contributed songs for many of his films and his debut album Start Over was released in March 2007.

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Mar 11, 1971
United States of America
  • United States of America
  • Stanford University

on July 23, 2013


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