Iman Zawahry

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Iman Zawahry's films have shown in 100 venues worldwide and she was hailed by the former artistic director of the Sarasota Film Festival as "The funniest filmmaker I've seen. A true treasure of humor."

A graduate of Florida State University's MFA program, her film “Tough Crowd” won an Student Emmy Award and qualified as a finalist in the NBC Comedy Short Cuts. The Directors-In-Training program at NBC nominated Iman as a finalist for its exclusive program. 

Iman was a recipient of the coveted Princess Grace Award and shot the film "UnderCover" that she produced, directed, and co-wrote.

Iman aims to create diversity in the film industry and has collaborated with the not for profit organization, Islamic Scholarship Fund, to create the first ever American Muslim film grant launched in 2014.  She also was a consultant on the television shows "The Odyssey" and "The Big C".

Iman recently produced her first feature with Sundance Alum, Adam Bowers. She is currently writing a feature with critically acclaimed theater actress, Aizzah Fatima, which advanced to the final round of Sundance Writer's Lab.

Iman teaches production at the University of Florida College of Journalism. 

Tough Crowd link  - https://vimeo.com/10599980

Undercover link -  https://vimeo.com/10460872

IMDb - http://www.imdb.com/name/nm3141462/?ref_=fn_al_nm_1

Iman Zawahry can be contacted at imankz@gmail.com

LAUREN WARREN

I am Southern girl at heart currently living in Canada: the land of pumpkin pie, maple tarts and copious amounts of frozen precipitation.

(Note to recruiters/producers/publishers: If needed, relocation is not out of the question. Just saying.)

This is the space where I write words, stuff and things: http://www.thelaurenwarren.com

Some of it may be snippets of scripts. Some of it may be random musings. Most of it will be about video games.

I love to create complex, multidimensional characters for others to enjoy. I get a kick out of creating worlds far more interesting and action-packed than the one in which I live.

(Note to recruiters/producers/publishers: If we can make a deal, I’d be happy to do the same for you.)

I admit that I may have a slight obsession with video games, pop culture, Netflix and Twitter. My ideal job would merge all four together.  

I am an advocate for achieving diversity in all forms of entertainment. I am finally putting my Screenwriting degree to use to aid in this endeavor.

Did I mention that I really, really like video games and storytelling?

 

Miranda Sajdak

Miranda Sajdak is a Director/Writer/Producer currently living with her wife in Los Angeles. She worked as a professional AD for a number of years, creating breakdowns for projects including short films, commercials, music videos, and features, after starting in production on sets including Cloverfield and Bourne Ultimatum. Her IMDB is here.  

As a director, her short film Snapshot premiered at Outfest and later played Palm Springs, while a short she recently produced, Zone 2, had its LA premiere at Screamfest.

In 2013, she won Go Into the Story‘s Quest Initiative, a writing contest intended to pick the best logline and develop a feature from it.

She was also a winner of The Next MacGyver competition in 2015, paired with mentor Clayton Krueger at Scott Free to develop original pilot Riveting.

More on the Next MacGyver competition can be found here:

Article via Pasadena Independent
Article via LA Weekly
KPCC’s The Frame Interview

As a script reader, she has done coverage for producers of films including indie hit Drive and studio features like Final Destination, American Pie, The BFG, and TV show My So-Called Life. She contributes articles for Ms. In the Biz and the Story Broads. She enjoys hard-hitting dramas, action films, and ‘90s legal thrillers.

Miranda can be contacted at: miranda@harborroadent.com