Claudia Myers has won dozens of awards for her work and was named one of “10 Filmmakers to Watch in 2015” by Independent Magazine. Recently Claudia wrote and directed ABOVE THE SHADOWS, a supernatural drama starring Olivia Thirlby, Alan Ritchson, Jim Gaffigan and Megan Fox. The film was released theatrically by Gravitas Ventures and is now widely available on demand. Prior to this, Claudia wrote, directed and produced the drama FORT BLISS starring Michelle Monaghan and Ron Livingston. The film won several festival awards and Monaghan was shortlisted by Variety, Deadline, Hollywood Reporter as an Academy Award contender for Best Actress. Top critics for The Washington Post and The Philadelphia Inquirer both cited Fort Bliss among the best films of 2014. Prior to this, Claudia wrote and directed KETTLE OF FISH starring Mathew Modine and Gina Gershon, which premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival and the short film BUDDY & GRACE, which premiered at Sundance. As a screenwriter, Claudia has won several awards and is an alumna of the Hamptons Screenwriters Lab.
Claudia studied literature at Yale then received her MFA in film at Columbia University. She currently teaches in the film program at American University in Washington, DC and is working on her next feature, the true crime drama "Out of Darkness."http://claudiamyersfilms.com/