Paul Haggis

Haggis’ Public ZFF Masters offered an insight into the multifaceted work of the Canadian screenwriter and director, who was not only involved in Oscar-winning productions such as MILLION DOLLAR BABY and CRASH, but also wrote the screenplays for the latest James Bond films CASINO ROYALE and QUANTUM OF SOLACE. Haggis began his career working on various TV formats, including the successful ABC series thirtysomething. How did he make the jump from writing TV series to the big screen? And how does he manage to combine his double role as a screenwriter and director with such success?