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journalist , scriptwriter

Mark Boal, American journalist, scriptwriter. Facilitator NWNY, New York City.


Boal, Mark was born on January 23, 1973 in New York City. Son of William Boal.


Bachelor, Oberlin College.


Contributing writer Village Voice, New York City, 1997-1999, Rolling Stone, Playboy. Senior writer Brill's Content, New York City, 1999, freelance writer.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor: (book) Censored, 1999, 2000. Writer (film) In the Valley of Elah, 2007, producer, writer The Hurt Locker, 2008 (Best Film, Gotham Awards, 2009, Best Screenplay, Nantucket Film Festival, 2009, Best Screenplay - Original, Chg. Film Critics Association, 2009, Gucci prize, Venice Film Festival, 2009, Best Original Screenplay, Writers Guild America, 2010, Motion Picture Producer of Year award, Producers Guild America, 2010, Best Screenplay - Original award, British Academy Film and television Arts, 2010, Academy award for Best Original Screenplay, 2010, Best Picture, 2010).


Facilitator NWNY, New York City.


William Boal. Boal