Carrie Schrader
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Carrie Schrader directed an award-winning short film, "Don’t Mess With Texas," written by Ethan Coen (Coen bros.). She wrote and directed a feature-length film called "The Founders" (Amazon, Peacock), which won “Best Feature” at AFF. Carrie recently directed a spot for Netflix and has worked for the likes of AMC and TLC Networks. Her short films and screenplays, such as "Boys and Dogs and Kids Are Weird" and "The Thorny Rose," have won film festival audience awards internationally, and she was labeled one of the "Top Ten Directors To Watch Out For" by Carrie was a participant at the IFP in NY and was an Outfest Screenwriting Lab fellow. Her pilot, Sugar, was selected for The Orchard Project Episodic Lab, Stowe Story Labs, and placed at AFF. She is currently finishing two feature-length film writing contracts. Carrie has a BA in Theater and a very expensive but surprisingly useful MFA in directing from Columbia University. She believes spaghetti and meatballs are a perfectly acceptable breakfast choice and will be forever proud of her early days as a theater nerd.

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