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Danielle Lessovitz

Danielle Lessovitz

United States

Scriptwriter, Film Director

TFL

ScriptLab - projects Participant 2020
Decision Maker 2019
FrameWork Participant 2016

biography

Danielle Lessovitz is a San Francisco-born writer/director. Her work explores marginalized communities and taboo. After completing her training in documentary film at Northwestern, she traveled across the US and abroad before moving to New York to pursue her Master’s in Film Production at NYU where she received a fellowship for her studies. Her numerous short films and video installations have been screened at over 40 international festivals and art institutions including Clermont-Ferrand, Torino Film Festival, Trinidad and Tobago Film Festival, MOCADA and Delaware Center for Contemporary Arts. She is a MacDowell Fellow and finalist for the San Francisco Filmmaker Society’s selective KRF Filmmaking grant in screenwriting. Among her recent creative collaborations is the feature film MOBILE HOMES, starring Imogen Poots, for which she received both Artistic Collaboration and Executive Producer credits.