Tatchell in October 2009
1978 (age 34–35)
Terri Tatchell is a Canadian screenwriter, best known for co-writing the screenplay of District 9 and was nominated for 1 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.
She began her screenwriting career in 2006 with the 3 IDEALOGUE short action film Adicolor Yellow under the direction of her husband Neill Blomkamp. In 2008, Tatchell wrote, with Blomkamp, the screenplay of the science-fiction film 4 , District 9 which was released in 2009. Her work on 5 has since garnered a number of awards nominations, District 9 including an Academy Award nomination for 6 Best Adapted Screenplay and the 7 Saturn Awards. She won the 2009 8 Bradbury Award from the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America for her work on the screenplay. 9
Adicolor Yellow (2006)
(2009) District 9