A.V. ROCKWELL (FEATHERS)



A.V. ROCKWELL

Rockwell is an award-winning screenwriter and director from Queens, New York. Hailed as a “rising indie filmmaker” by Entertainment Weekly, her distinctive voice has been celebrated for slyly addressing issues of race, family, identity, and systematic oppression. Rockwell studied filmmaking at NYU Tisch where she was awarded full scholarship as a Dean’s Fellow. She was later handpicked to direct "The Gospel," a music-driven short film commissioned by singer/songwriter Alicia Keys. Rockwell has received additional fellowships from Tribeca Film Institute, the John S. Guggenheim Foundation, and the Sundance Institute. Fox Searchlight acquired her short film "Feathers" ahead of its premiere at the 2018 Toronto International Film Festival. Most recently, Rockwell participated in the prestigious Sundance Screenwriters Lab, Class of 2019 and directed an episode of Boomerang.

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