New York Film Academy Guest Speakers
Philip Seymour Hoffman
The late Philip Seymour Hoffman is considered one of the greatest talents of his generation. His breakthrough role came in 1997’s Paul Thomas Anderson classic Boogie Nights. Hoffman quickly became an icon of indie cinema, establishing a reputation as one of the screen’s finest actors, in a variety of supporting and second leads in indie and major features, including Todd Solondz’s Happiness, Flawless, The Talented Mr. Ripley, Paul Thomas Anderson’s Magnolia, Almost Famous and State and Main. Hoffman won the Best Actor Oscar for his stunning portrayal of Truman Capote in 2005’s Capote and was nominated three times for Best Supporting Actor.
Capote, Doubt, Charlie Wilson’s War, Along Came Polly, Red Dragon, The Talented Mr. Ripley, Magnolia, Boogie Nights, The Savages, Punch Drunk Love, Almost Famous