Writer/directress Lilly Scourtis is a Greek-American LA native. Her first feature film, Last Fast Ride - the Life, Love and Death of a Punk Goddess, a documentary on San Francisco punk singer Marian Anderson, premiered at Slamdance, aired on PBS and is streaming on Amazon. She is primarily interested in female protagonists—troubled girls and girls in trouble, as well as the exploration of archetypes, myth and folklore in storytelling (#filmnerd). Scourtis is a member of Film Fatales and Film Independent. She lives somewhere on the desolate edges of LA county with her husband and two sons.
MFA Film, Concentration in Directing, COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY School of the Arts, NYC
BA Classical Civilization, thesis on Roman Epic Film, UCLA