Marina Shron is an award winning New York based writer/filmmaker. Her films including Sea Child, Lullaby for Ray, and The Silent Love of the Fish, have been featured at film festivals around the world and won awards including Best Short Film in Hamptons and Toronto. Buddha’s Little Finger, a feature she co-wrote with Tony Pemberton, will be released later this year. X-Tina, currently in preproduction, was honored with the Rising Star in Screenwriting Award at Canada International Film Festival among other accolades.
Marina has received awards and funding for her work from Foundation for Contemporary Arts, New York Foundation for the Arts, Jerome Foundation, James Thurber Foundation, Fund for Mutual Understanding, Brown Foundation and most recently Bogliasco foundation. A former Fulbright Scholar, Marina teaches screenwriting at The New School University in New York as well as at URI. She is a visiting Assistant Professor at St. Lawrence University, NY.
- MFA, Dramatic Writing, NYU, Tisch School of the Arts