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Claudia Myers

School: American University
Field of Teaching: Associate Professor
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Major Achievements: Claudia Myers is a full-time tenured professor of Film and Media Arts. She just completed her third feature, "Fort Bliss" starring Michelle Monaghan and Ron Livingston. Prior to this she wrote and directed Kettle of Fish, which won a Nickelodeon Screenwriting Award and was cited as a standout romantic comedy in David Carr’s The New York Times festival overview. Below the Beltway, a feature film she produced, won the audience award at the Newport Beach Film Festival. She co-wrote Wild Oats, which won second place at the 2004 Slamdance Screenplay Competition and is currently in pre-production to star Shirley MacLaine and Alan Arkin, and with Andy Tennant attached to direct. Myers has written several other screenplays including Clinical, a finalist at the 2003 Sundance Filmmakers Lab and The Fourth Trimester, a quarter-finalist for the 2008 Page Awards. Her short films have earned recognition including Best Film at the Rosebud Film Festival, Best Film at the Silver Images Festival, Best Film at the Columbia Film Festival, New Line Cinema’s Development Award, and the Lifetime Student Filmmaker Award. Her short film, Buddy & Grace, screened at the Sundance Film Festival in 2002.

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