Jason Reitmanmakes his featurefilm directorial debutwith Thank You forSmoking. The accomplisheddirector ofsuch award-winningshorts as In God We Trust and Gulp,which screened in more than 100 filmfestivals worldwide, he is an award-winningcommercial director and wasrecently awarded U.S. Comedy Art'sBreakthrough Director.
Christopher Buckley, whose novel themovie is based on, is the editor of ForbesFYI magazine and the author of elevenbooks, many of them national bestsellers,including Thank You for Smoking. He isthe winner of the distinguished ThurberPrize for American humor.