Petty, J.T. 1977-

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Petty, J.T. 1977-

PERSONAL:

Born February 28, 1977, in Raleigh, NC; son of Reed (a videotape editor) and Susan (a government consultant) Petty. Education: New York University, B.A., 1998.

ADDRESSES:

Home—Brooklyn, NY. Agent—Faye Bender, Faye Bender Literary Agency, 337 W. 76th St., Ste. E1, New York, NY 10023.

CAREER:

Film director and writer and video game designer, Brooklyn, NY, 1999—.

AWARDS, HONORS:

Inclusion in "children's choice list," International Reading Association, 2005, for Clemency Pogue: Fairy Killer.

WRITINGS:

FOR CHILDREN

Clemency Pogue: Fairy Killer, Simon & Schuster (New York, NY), 2005.

Clemency Pogue: The Hobgoblin Proxy, Simon & Schuster (New York, NY), 2006.

The Squampkin Patch, Simon & Schuster (New York, NY), 2006.

Also author of the films Soft for Digging, shown at Sundance Film Festival, 2001, Mimic: Sentinel, for Miramax/Dimension Films, and The Burrowers (also director), Lions Gate Films; video games include Splinter Cell, Batman Begins, and Splinter Cell: Pandora Tomorrow.

SIDELIGHTS:

J.T. Petty told CA: "I'm thrilled by storytelling in any medium, dividing my time between movies, books, video games, and now graphic novels. A few times I've been hired to adapt from one medium to another. Paramount had me adapt the video game Splinter Cell to a movie script, and the Jim Henson company asked me to adapt [my work] for a film."

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