ERIN GREENWELL works as a director, writer, editor, camera operator and educator – and has a production company Smithy Productions.
Greenwell studied Dramatic Writing at NYU. Her narrative fiction feature film My Best Day (2012) premiered at Sundance.
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TRISH DALTON studied film at NYU. Her film Bordering on Treason (2013) premiered at DOC NYC. She is part of a film collective, Lucky Cat Pictures.
She co-directed One Night Stand (2011) with Elisabeth Sperling which documents the creative process pf a group of Broadway and TV professionals participating in a 24 hour play event for charity.
JEN MCGOWAN’s feature film debut Kelly & Cal (2014) stars Juliette Lewis. She studied acting at NYU and got her MFA in film directing from USC.
McGowan was on Vulture’s list of 100 Women Directors Hollywood should hire. She created filmpowered.com, an online skill-sharing site for women in film & tv.
ALLY WALKER received her degree in biochemsitry from UC Santa Cruz and was preparing for medical school (similar to Dorothy Arzner) before moving into film and television. Most of her career has been dedicated to work in front of the camera as an actor but in 2005 she released her directorial debut, the documentary For Norman Wherever You Are inspired by her experience trying to navigate the social care system in Los Angeles in order to help a baby and his mother.
Her narrative feature film Sex, Death and Bowling (2015) premiered at the San Diego Film Festival and is distributed in the US by Monterey Media.
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.
KIMBERLY LEVIN was a biochemist before becoming a film director. She studied filmmaking at NYU.
She didn’t wait for her agency CAA to raise funds for her first feature film Runoff but made it herself.
ALEX KONDRACKE’s short film Ice Fishing (2000), shot while she was a student at NYU, received the Jury prize at Sundance.
She went on to write for television shows including The L Word and Hung. Her feature film Girltrash: All Night Long (2014) premiered at the FilmOut San Diego Film Festival.
ANGELA ROBINSON studied theater at Brown University before getting her MFA at NYU. Robinson has directed, produced and written for several television shows, including HBO’s True Blood.
Her short film D.E.B.S. (2003)was turned into a feature film (2002) with help from Sony after it premiered at Sundance.
AGNIESZKA WOJTOWICZ-VOSLOO directed the short film Pâté (2001) which premiered at Sundance while still a student at NYU.
Through that success she got an agent and began writing the feature film After Life (2009) which she ended up directing with Liam Neeson and Christina Ricci.
EMILY TING began directing documentaries and producing narrative fiction before directing her first narrative fiction feature film Already Tomorrow in Hong Kong (2015).
Ting is a graduate of NYU.