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Elizabeth Allen Rosenbaum, M.F.A.

Part-Time Lecturer

Affiliated Divisions:

Division of Film & Television Production

Email: elizabwa@usc.edu
Website: http://www.thisislizallen.com
Work Phone: 213.740.3317

Elizabeth (Liz) has directed 3 theatrical features for major studios: AQUAMARINE, RAMONA AND BEEZUS and CAREFUL WHAT YOU WISH FOR.  She’s also helmed over 25 hours of television including EMPIRE, THE EXORCIST, MACGYVER, GOSSIP GIRL, VAMPIRE DIARIES, 90210, FRANKLIN & BASH, FAMOUS IN LOVE and THE ARRANGEMENT.

Liz was recently nominated for a 2017 DGA Award for "Outstanding Direction" on an Amazon pilot she produced and directed called, THE KICKS. Based on the NYTimes bestselling book, the show was picked up for a full season after the success of the pilot. Her most recent pilot, RELATIONSHIP STATUS, produced by Verizon Go90 was “Official Selection” at the Tribeca Film Festival this past year, and was recently optioned by Freeform to redevelop as an original pilot with Liz attached to produce and direct.