Marya Cohn
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Marya Cohn is a writer /director and writing professor. She wrote and directed the feature film, The Girl in the Book, starring Emily Van Camp and Michael Nyqvist, which premiered at the 2015 Los Angeles Film Festival and was released by Myriad Pictures and Freestyle Releasing in December 2015. It is currently available on Netflix, Amazon, and iTunes. Her short film, Developing, starring Natalie Portman and Frances Conroy, screened at Sundance, won grand prizes at the Belgian Festival Mondial du Cinéma de Court Métrage and the St. Petersburg Message to Man Film Festival, and aired on The Sundance Channel and Channel 13’s Reel NY. She has also directed plays at The Here Theater, Rattlestick Theater, Dixon Place, Vital Theater, HB Playwrights’ Foundation and Theater, The Women’s Project, New Georges, NADA 45, and the playwrights’ unit at EST. Marya has taught screenwriting at several universities. She received her MFA from NYU’s Maurice Kanbar Institute of Film and Television and her BA from Harvard University.

  • The Girl in the Book trailer

    Trailer for the feature film The Girl in the Book written and directed by Marya Cohn