Kurt Voelker - Details


KURT VOELKER was born and raised in Dallas, Texas. He attended Harvard University as an American History and Literature major before moving to Los Angeles to attend graduate school at the USC School of Cinema.

Voelker wrote and directed his graduate thesis film, "Decade of Love," a 35-minute short. Set in the 1970s, the "romantic-disco-comedy" won awards at various film festivals around the world.

In 1997, Voelker penned the autobiographical dramedy "Divorce Mommy Sandwich," which he expects to direct in the near future. He rewrote the romantic comedy "Two Princes" for Fox 2,000, and is presently rewriting "Miss Fortune" for Beacon Pictures.

Sweet November (2001) is Voelker's first produced screenplay.