MARIA MAGGENTI studied philosophy as Undergrad at Smith college then went on to get her MFA from NYU. She has worked as a writer and script editor for television.
Her narrative feature film Puccini for Beginners premiered at Sundance.
VICKY JENSON was the first woman to direct an Oscar winning Animated Feature with the DreamWorks film Shrek.
She also has directed over 40 commercial spots with Anonymous Content – and at the time she worked with them she was the only woman they represented.
MARIETTE MONPIERRE began her career producing commercials in NYC. She hails from the Carribean where she located and filmed her feature Elza (2011).
Her directorial debut was part of Paris la métisse, a group of shorts.
SARAH PIROZEK comes from a fine arts background – studying at the Whitney Museum’s Independent Study Program early in her career, then going on to study at the Actors Studio and screenwriting at the New School.
Her first feature documentary Free Tibet (1998) documents the 1997 two day concert to benefit Tibet. Many prominent rock artists of the time took part – Smashing Pumpkins, De La Soul, Fugees among others. Pirozek has gone on to direct numerous music videos and commercials.
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Where to watch her films:
DVD on Netflix
BARNES & NOBLE DVD to PURCHASE
AMAZON (DVDs/BluRays for PURCHASE)
Read more about her:
Find her on Facebook
Sarah Pirozek’s company website DAME WORK
Austin Film Festival
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