Marina Shron

Marina Shron

Writer/Director
Cuckoo's Nest Films

Full Bio
Marina Shron is an award winning New York based writer/filmmaker. Her films including Sea Child, Lullaby for Ray, and The Silent Love of the Fish, have been featured at film festivals around the world and won awards including Best Short Film in Hamptons and Toronto. Buddha Little Finger, a feature she co-wrote with Tony Pemberton, will be released later this year. X-Tina, currently in preproduction, was honored with the Rising Star in Screenwriting Award at Canada International Film Festival among other accolades. Marina has received awards and funding for her work from Foundation for Contemporary Arts, New York Foundation for the Arts, Jerome Foundation, James Thurber Foundation, Fund for Mutual Understanding, Brown Foundation and most recently Bogliasco foundation.

A former Fulbright Scholar, Marina teaches screenwriting at The New School University in New York

Professional Credits
FEATURE FILMS



Buddha Little Finger, Co-Writer, Rohfilm -Telefilm, Germany- Canada, 2016



SHORT FILMS



Sea Child, Writer/Director, Zulutime Media/Cuckoo NestFilms

Lullaby for Ray, Writer/Director, Cuckoo Nest Films, 2011

Xtina and Nikki, Writer, Laughing Donut, 2010



The Silent Love of the Fish, Writer, LuLu Films, 2004





THEATRE PRODUCTIONS



EDEN, Chashama, 2007, English Theatre, Berlin, Germany, 2006

Red Blues, The American Place Theatre, February- March 2002

Christina, Soho Rep Theater, New York, January 2005





Mitya's Ordeal, Lincoln Center Theater Brothers Karamazov Festival, New York,1998



King Of Rats, Soho Rep Theater (produced by New Georges), New York, May -June 1997, PlayLabs, Playwrights Center, Minneapolis, 1996



BOOKS

Red Blues, New York, Holmes and Maier, 2002

Day Four (bilingual edition) Russian Poetry Fund, St.Petersburg, Russia, 2000
Industry Awards
Sea Child, writer-director.

Accolades Competition Award

Fantasia IFF, Montreal

Toronto IFF

Aesthetica SIFF, UK

Festival International Signes de Nuit, Paris

Distributed by TV Shorts International, UK

Gonella Productions, France

FilmMakers Coop, US



Lullaby for Ray, writer-director.

Best Short Film at Toronto IFF

Best Short at ITN IFF

Accolade Competition Award

Maverick Film Award

Atlantic Film Festival

HBO NYL Festival

SaFilm

Cyprus IFF

Distributed by TV Shorts International, UK

Play Festival Film, US





XTINA, a feature screenplay.

Canada International Film Festival Rising Star in Screenwriting Award.



Christina, a stage play.

Jerome Foundation Fellowship



King of Rats, a play.

NYFA Fellowship
NYWIFT Committees
Archive, Career Focus, Development, Fund for Women Filmmakers, International, Membership, New Works Lab, Programming, Writers Group
Occupations
Director, Educator, Writer
Foreign Languages Spoken
Russian
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