Shawn Lawrence Otto Net Worth

Shawn Lawrence Otto Net Worth is

Shawn Lawrence Otto Bio/Wiki, Net Worth, Married 2018

Shawn Lawrence Otto is an author, filmmaker, political strategist, speaker, science advocate, and screenwriter and co-producer of the movie House of Sand and Fog.
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ProfessionWriter, Producer
1In 2008 he co-founded and ran ScienceDebate2008, the largest political initiative in the history of science, which got Obama and McCain to debate science and made 800 million media impressions.
2Otto co-founded and was the CEO of Science Debate 2008 and was a spokesperson for the group on NPR's Science Friday, January 12, 2008. Its stated goal was to restore science to its rightful place in American political dialogue. It was supported by virtually all of the American science and academic community. Both Obama and McCain participated, and the initiative eventually made more than 800 million media impressions. President Obama's science policy is based in part on his answers to the "14 Top Science Questions Facing America" developed by the group, and his major science appointments were early supporters of the initiative.
3His wife, former Minnesota State Rep. Rebecca Otto, is the 18th State Auditor of Minnesota. Otto took a year off to manage her campaign.
4He and his wife, State Rep. Rebecca Otto, were indicted by a grand jury for campaign misconduct in 2003. The misdemeanor charges were eventually thrown-out by a judge and were criticized as politically-motivated.
5Trained in architecture. Designed and built his own house by hand over two years.
6Son of an immigrant.
7Once edited a Shakespeare journal.
8In February 2003, his wife was elected to the Minnesota State House of Representatives.


House of Sand and Fog2003screenplay


House of Sand and Fog2003co-producer

Won Awards

2005Tribeca Film Institute/Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Script Development ProgramTribeca Film FestivalFor the script "Hubble".

Nominated Awards

2004COFCA AwardCentral Ohio Film Critics AssociationBest Screenplay, AdaptedHouse of Sand and Fog (2003)
2004OFTA Film AwardOnline Film & Television AssociationBest First ScreenplayHouse of Sand and Fog (2003)
2004PFCS AwardPhoenix Film Critics Society AwardsBest Screenplay, AdaptedHouse of Sand and Fog (2003)

Known for movies

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