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Sheldon Turner Net Worth

Sheldon Turner Net Worth is
$14 Million

Sheldon Turner Bio/Wiki, Net Worth, Married 2018

Sheldon Turner is a screenwriter and producer. His produced credits as a screenwriter include The Longest Yard (2005), The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning (2006), Up in the Air (2009) and X-Men: First Class (2011).Turner was featured in The Dialogue interview series. In this 90-minute interview with producer Mike DeLuca, Turner charts his detour from law school to screenwriting. Turner will be writing the live action Splinter Cell movie.
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Net Worth$14 Million
ProfessionWriter, Producer, Director
#Fact
1He played football while attending Cornell University, which he used as a selling point when interviewing for the job to write the script for The Longest Yard (2005).
2According to Celebrity Net Worth, Sheldon Turner has a net worth of $14 million as of 2016.
3Since selling his first feature film script in 2000, Sheldon Turner has written or co-written an estimated 49 movie scripts. Approximately 41 scripts from Turner are still in development as of 2016. He has been a part of at least 8 produced feature films, 4 which he has been credited on and 4 as an uncredited writer.
4Since setting up his first television pilot deal in 2000, Sheldon Turner has been a creator/writer and or executive producer on 32 projects. However, only 1 of those has been produced; his pilot The Advocate (2015) at ABC. As of 2016 Sheldon Turner has 31 pilots still in development. Of those pilots, Turner has written or co-written 23 of the scripts, while just serving as an executive producer on the others.
5In 2016 Sheldon Turner and Jennifer Klein moved their Vendetta productions over to 20th Century Fox, where they signed a two year first-look deal with Fox TV. Since setting up their company in 2011, Turner and Klein have developed and sold 16 pilots.
6In 2013 Sheldon Turner and Jennifer Klein moved Vendetta over to Sony Studios and signed a two-year first-look deal with them. In 2015, they re-upped their deal with another two-year pact. Since moving over to Sony, Turner and Klein have developed and sold 11 pilots, including The Advocate (2015) which was filmed but eventually passed on by ABC.
7In 2011 Sheldon Turner and Jennifer Klein started their television production company, Vendetta, by signing a two-year first-look deal at ABC Studios. During their deal they developed and sold 4 pilots.
8Sheldon Turner runs a television production company called Vendetta with producing partner Jennifer Klein, that they founded in 2011.
9Before graduating from law school, Turner did a legal internship at a big pharmaceutical company. However, while spending his days with very little to do, he began reading five newspapers per day. During this time, Turner wrote his first script, which he described as "an utter piece of shit". But he discovered a love of screenwriting and he made the decision to attempt a career as a screenwriter. After graduation, Turner passed the bar exam in both New York and California as a back-up plan, but left his law career behind. When he moved to Los Angeles, he took a job as a bartender by day, while writing his scripts at night. Turner would write 12 scripts before he showed one to anybody. Finally on his 13th script, he felt he hit his voice on it and it was good enough to send off to agencies.
10Graduated from New York University Law School.
11Is a graduate of Cornell University.
12Sheldon Turner has been one of the most prolific screenwriters in Hollywood since he began his career in 2000. As of 2016, Sheldon Turner has been a writer and/or producer on more than 88 projects in film or television.
13Sheldon Turner broke into Hollywood as a professional writer in 2000, when he landed an agent with the 13th script that he wrote. It was the first script he showed to people and it was the script that got him noticed. The script was a Wall Street-set legal thriller titled "The Inside Man". With that calling card script in hand, Turner made the rounds and landed meetings all over Hollywood. Prior to selling that script, his very first paid deal as a writer was a blind script commitment for a TV pilot with Davis Entertainment and Fox TV. Eventually, he sold "The Inside Man" to Ignite Entertainment and Lions Gate Films for 'low-to-mid six figures' in March 2000. In April 2000, Turner signed a 2-script deal with producer Casey Silver and Universal Pictures worth 'mid-six figures'. The first script in that deal was a psychological cop thriller titled "Estranged". In November 2000, Turner signed up to write the script for a supernatural horror thriller titled "The Ritual" at Dimension Films, based on an original idea by producer Andrew Panay. Turner finished 2000 with a total of 4 script deals, which began his career as one of the most in-demand and prolific writers in Hollywood.
14Sheldon Turner has completed some uncredited work on various projects over the years. He did a production polish for The Amityville Horror (2005), followed by another production polish on Snakes on a Plane (2006). He then worked with director F. Gary Gray on both Law Abiding Citizen (2009) and Straight Outta Compton (2015), performing revisions to the scripts during pre-production.

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Controversy2017TV Movie creator pre-production
The Advocate2015TV Movie creator - writer
X: First Class2011story
Up in the Air2009/Iscreenplay
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning2006screenplay / story
The Longest Yard2005screenplay

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Controversy2017TV Movie executive producer pre-production
Freakshowproducer announced
The Advocate2015TV Movie executive producer

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Beyond Words2010Video documentaryHimself
The 67th Annual Golden Globe Awards2010TV SpecialHimself - Winner: Best Screenplay
The Dialogue: An Interview with Screenwriter Sheldon Turner2006VideoHimself

Won Awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovie
2010Golden GlobeGolden Globes, USABest Screenplay - Motion PictureUp in the Air (2009)
2010BAFTA Film AwardBAFTA AwardsBest Screenplay - AdaptedUp in the Air (2009)
2010Critics Choice AwardBroadcast Film Critics Association AwardsBest Screenplay, AdaptedUp in the Air (2009)
2010COFCA AwardCentral Ohio Film Critics AssociationBest Adapted ScreenplayUp in the Air (2009)
2010Gold Derby AwardGold Derby AwardsAdapted ScreenplayUp in the Air (2009)
2010OFTA Film AwardOnline Film & Television AssociationBest Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another MediumUp in the Air (2009)
2010Literary AwardPEN Center USA West Literary AwardsScreenplayUp in the Air (2009)
2010USC Scripter AwardUSC Scripter AwardUp in the Air (2009)
2010VFCC AwardVancouver Film Critics CircleBest ScreenplayUp in the Air (2009)
2010WGA Award (Screen)Writers Guild of America, USABest Adapted ScreenplayUp in the Air (2009)
2009EDA AwardAlliance of Women Film JournalistsBest Writing, Adapted ScreenplayUp in the Air (2009)
2009Austin Film Critics AwardAustin Film Critics AssociationBest Adapted ScreenplayUp in the Air (2009)
2009ACCAAwards Circuit Community AwardsBest Adapted ScreenplayUp in the Air (2009)
2009CFCA AwardChicago Film Critics Association AwardsBest Screenplay, AdaptedUp in the Air (2009)
2009DFWFCA AwardDallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association AwardsBest ScreenplayUp in the Air (2009)
2009DFCS AwardDenver Film Critics SocietyBest Writing, Adapted ScreenplayUp in the Air (2009)
2009HFCS AwardHouston Film Critics Society AwardsBest ScreenplayUp in the Air (2009)
2009IFJA AwardIndiana Film Journalists Association, USBest ScreenplayUp in the Air (2009)
2009KCFCC AwardKansas City Film Critics Circle AwardsBest Screenplay, AdaptedUp in the Air (2009)
2009LAFCA AwardLos Angeles Film Critics Association AwardsBest ScreenplayUp in the Air (2009)
2009NBR AwardNational Board of Review, USABest Adapted ScreenplayUp in the Air (2009)
2009OFCC AwardOklahoma Film Critics Circle AwardsBest Adapted ScreenplayUp in the Air (2009)
2009PFCS AwardPhoenix Film Critics Society AwardsBest Screenplay Adapted from Another MediumUp in the Air (2009)
2009SEFCA AwardSoutheastern Film Critics Association AwardsBest Adapted ScreenplayUp in the Air (2009)
2009TFCA AwardToronto Film Critics Association AwardsBest ScreenplayUp in the Air (2009)
2009WAFCA AwardWashington DC Area Film Critics Association AwardsBest Screenplay, AdaptedUp in the Air (2009)

Nominated Awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovie
2010OscarAcademy Awards, USABest Writing, Adapted ScreenplayUp in the Air (2009)
2010Gold Derby AwardGold Derby AwardsAdapted Screenplay of the DecadeUp in the Air (2009)
2010ICS AwardInternational Cinephile Society AwardsBest Adapted ScreenplayUp in the Air (2009)
2010OFCS AwardOnline Film Critics Society AwardsBest Adapted ScreenplayUp in the Air (2009)
2009Golden SchmoesGolden Schmoes AwardsBest Screenplay of the YearUp in the Air (2009)
2009ICP AwardIndiewire Critics' PollBest ScreenplayUp in the Air (2009)
2009Satellite AwardSatellite AwardsBest Screenplay, AdaptedUp in the Air (2009)
2009SLFCA AwardSt. Louis Film Critics Association, USBest ScreenplayUp in the Air (2009)
2005Stinker AwardThe Stinkers Bad Movie AwardsWorst Screenplay for a Film Grossing More than $100 Million Using Hollywood MathThe Longest Yard (2005)

2nd Place Awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovie
2009NYFCC AwardNew York Film Critics Circle AwardsBest ScreenplayUp in the Air (2009)
2009SDFCS AwardSan Diego Film Critics Society AwardsBest Screenplay, AdaptedUp in the Air (2009)

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