Scott Z. BurnsScott Z. Burns (born 1962) is an American screenwriter, producer, and director. Burns has written screenplays for ''The Bourne Ultimatum'' (2007), ''The Informant!'' (2009), and ''Contagion'' (2011), all of which feature Matt Damon. His films ''The Informant!'', ''Contagion,'' and ''Side Effects'' (2013) were directed by Steven Soderbergh. Burns also produced the Academy Award-winning ''An Inconvenient Truth''. In 2018, it was announced that Burns would direct ''The Report'', a drama about the secret torture program inside the CIA.
Burns is a native of Golden Valley, Minnesota and graduated in 1985 with a degree in English from the University of Minnesota. He currently lives in Los Angeles. Provided by Wikipedia