Charlie Kaufman is an American screenwriter, director, producer and a novelist, best known for writing Academy Award-nominated screenplays of films such as Being John Malkovich and Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind. Born in New York, Charlie was interested in performing arts ever since he was a kid. Following his high school graduation, he enrolled in the New York University’s film programme and after some initial struggle, he found his footing into the industry in the early 1990s, working in television. His debut feature film as a screenwriter was the 1999 film, titled Being John Malkovich, which was well received by the critics and the audiences. He followed it with more critically acclaimed films such as Human Nature and Adaptation. It was 2004’s Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind that won him his first Academy Award and earned cult classic status. Charlie ventured into direction with the 2008’s critically acclaimed film Synecdoche, New York and later directed the film titled I’m Thinking of Ending Things, which was released in 2020. He has also written an acclaimed novel titled Antkind. Charlie is currently one of the most unique and critically acclaimed screenwriters in Hollywood.