A onetime actor/comedian and the youngest writer to work for comedy legend Bob Hope, Tom Shadyac’s writing/directing career was launched in 1994 with the Jim Carrey smash hit Ace Ventura: Pet Detective. Since then he has become one of the most prolific and successful writer/director/producers in Hollywood with huge hits such as Liar Liar, The Nutty Professor, Bruce Almighty, Patch Adams, Accepted , and I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry. Shadyac has received four people’s choice awards, including three for best comedy and one for best new Television Comedy, with 8 Simple Rules for Dating My Teenage Daughter. With Patch Adams, Shadyac earned his first Golden Globe nomination, also for best comedy. But his latest project, a documentary entitled I AM, which has already won some awards at its premier, gets a little more serious. In it Shadyac asks some of today’s most profound thinkers, two questions – What’s wrong with our world, and what can we do about it?