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Question 1: August was born and raised in ________ as John Meise.
Longmont, ColoradoBoulder, ColoradoArvada, ColoradoDenver

Question 2: August co-created the TV series D.C. for the ________.
2006 United States broadcast TV realignmentThe CW Television NetworkThe WB Television NetworkFox Broadcasting Company

Question 3: He runs a website aimed at budding screenwriters,, and a semi-regular Q&A at the ________.
Amazon.comCDNOWBox Office MojoInternet Movie Database

Question 4: His directorial debut, an independently-produced drama entitled The Nines, was screened at the 2007 ________.
Southern Utah International Documentary Film FestivalSalt Lake CityUtahSundance Film Festival

Question 5: John August (born August 4, 1970) is an American screenwriter and film director, best known for his frequent screenwriting collaborations with ________.
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (film)Batman ReturnsTim BurtonBatman (1989 film)

Question 6: Since that time, his credits include the Tim Burton-helmed ________, for which he was nominated for the BAFTA Award for Best Adapted Screenplay, Charlie's Angels, Titan A.E., and Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle.
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (film)Batman ReturnsEdward ScissorhandsBig Fish

Question 7: As of 2006, August is writing a feature adaptation of Tarzan and executive producing a movie version of Jordan Mechner's videogame Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time for ________'s company.
Jerry BruckheimerTouchstone PicturesJon VoightTom Cruise

Question 8: [1] He earned a degree in journalism from Drake University in ________, Iowa and an MFA in film from the The Peter Stark Producing Program at the University of Southern California.
Columbus, OhioDes Moines, IowaDubuque, IowaWest Des Moines, Iowa

Question 9: August's debut film was 1999's critically-acclaimed ________, in which he also served as co-producer and second unit director.
Go (1999 film)The Bourne Identity (2002 film)Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005 film)Jumper (film)

Question 10: He will also continue to work with Tim Burton again for his films Frankenweenie (2011) and ________ (2011).
Angelique Bouchard CollinsBarnabas CollinsDark ShadowsQuentin Collins


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