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Cory Finley

Film Director | St. Louis, Missouri, USA (United States of America (USA))
Cory Finley is an American screenwriter, playwright, and director. Finley wrote and directed the black comedy film Thoroughbreds, which premiered at Sundance Film Festival in 2017. He also directed the true crime dramedy film Bad Education starring Hugh Jackman and Allison Janney, which premiered on HBO and won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Television Movie in 2020. Finley was raised in St. Louis and attended Yale College. ()
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Cory Finley is a St. Louis-born, Brooklyn-based screenwriter, playwright, and director. Finley wrote and directed the black comedy film Thoroughbreds, a feature film adapted from his play of the same name.which premiered at Sundance Film Festival in 2017. He also directed the true crime dramedy film Bad Education starring Hugh Jackman and Allison Janney, which premiered on HBO and won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Television Movie in 2020. He is a member of the Obie-winning Youngblood playwrights group at Ensemble Studio Theater, has received a commission from the Alfred P. Sloan foundation for playwriting, and was the inaugural recipient of the Gurney Playwrights Fund for his play The Feast at The Flea Theater.

Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Thriller | Science Fiction

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Movies with Cory Finley as Crew(7)

Directing/Director2023 Landscape with Invisible Hand
Writing/Screenplay2023 Burning Rainbow Farm
Directing/Director2019 Bad Education
Directing/Director2018 Thoroughbreds
Writing/Writer2018 Thoroughbreds
Writing/Story2018 Sauna

TV Shows/Series with Cory Finley as Crew(1)

Directing/Director2022 WeCrashed

Born in: St. Louis, Missouri, USA (United States of America (USA))
Cory Finley frequently works together with these people:
Gene Park (7x, Crew)
Louise Ford (3x, Crew)
Johnny Marshall (3x, Crew)
Lee Eisenberg (3x, Crew)
Charlie Polinger (3x, Crew)
Ric Schnupp (3x, Crew)
Lyle Vincent (3x, Crew)
Michael Abels (3x, Crew)
Drew Crevello (3x, Crew)
Nolan Ball (2x, Crew)
Arjun G. Sheth (2x, Crew)
Scott Dropkin (2x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:600287, Added: 10/18/2018, Last updated: 03/27/2023