Terri Tatchell
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Terri Tatchell
Terri Tatchell
Tatchell in October 2009
Born (1978-01-01) 1 January 1978 (age 41)
Years active2006-present
Neill Blomkamp

Terri Tatchell (born January 1, 1978) is a Canadian screenwriter, best known for co-writing the screenplay of District 9[1] and was nominated for Best Adapted Screenplay at the 82nd Academy Awards.[2]


Tatchell graduated in 2001 from the Vancouver Film School's Writing for Film and Television program.[3] She began her screenwriting career in 2006 with the IDEALOGUE short action film Adicolor Yellow under the direction of her husband Neill Blomkamp.[4] In 2008, Tatchell wrote, with Blomkamp, the screenplay of the science-fiction film District 9,[5] which was released in 2009. Her work on District 9 has since garnered a number of awards nominations,[6] including an Academy Award nomination for Best Adapted Screenplay[7] and the Saturn Awards.[8] She won the 2009 Bradbury Award from the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America for her work on the screenplay.[9]



  1. ^ "District 9 Oscar nominations: statements from Neill Blomkamp and Terri Tatchell". Georgia Straight Vancouver's News & Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 2015.
  2. ^ "Horror at the Oscars Part 1: The Quickening". Dread Central. Retrieved 2015.
  3. ^ "Women In Film + Television Vancouver - Board of Directors Archive". womeninfilm.ca. Retrieved 2015.
  4. ^ Meredith Woerner. "What's Next For District 9 Creators? Stone Monsters And Gritty Worlds". io9. Retrieved 2015.
  5. ^ Ronald Jack. "THE RUNAGATES CLUB". therunagatesclub.blogspot.com. Retrieved 2015.
  6. ^ "Horror at the Oscars? Hell F*cking Yeah!". bloody-disgusting.com. Retrieved 2015.
  7. ^ "District 9 Writer Tackling Stone Monsters". Dread Central. Retrieved 2015.
  8. ^ "The 36th Annual Saturn Awards Nominees". bloody-disgusting.com. Retrieved 2015.
  9. ^ Standlee, Kevin (May 15, 2010). "Nebula Awards Results". Science Fiction Awards Watch. Retrieved 2010.

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