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Bill Condon is a celebrated film director and Oscar winning screenwriter known for directing actors to critically-acclaimed and award winning performances. His adaptation of the Broadway smash Dreamgirls won two Academy Awards and three Golden Globes, including Best Picture - Musical or Comedy. Condon directed from his own screenplay and was nominated for a Directors Guild of America Award. Condon also wrote and directed Kinsey, for which he won the 2005 Best Director Award from the British Directors Guild. He also wrote and directed Gods and Monsters, which earned him an Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay. Condon wrote the screenplay for the big-screen version of the musical Chicago, for which he received a second Oscar nomination. The film, which starred Renée Zellweger, Catherine Zeta-Jones, and Richard Gere, won six Academy Awards, including Best Picture of 2002. Condon serves as President of Film Independent, as well as the Independent Writers Steering Committee of the WGA. He is currently in post-production on The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2, which Condon shot concurrently with The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1.