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Elizabeth Allen, M.F.A.

Part-Time Lecturer

Affiliated Divisions:

Division of Film and Television Production

Work Phone: 213.740.3317

Elizabeth Allen directed the feature film Aquamarine (20th Century Fox) and most recently Ramona & Beezus (20th Century Fox) staring Ginnifer Goodwin, John Corbett, Josh Duhamel, Sandra Oh and Selena Gomez. It’s set to be released in July of 2010.

Allen has also directed television episodes of Gossip Girl and Life Unexpected for the CW. She has written numerous screenplays including an adaptation of the popular book, Stargirl (Paramount), original musical Promdress (Disney Feature) and Driving While Infatuated (Fox Searchlight).

She is currently attached to adapt and direct Elinor Lipman's novel The Pursuit of Alice Thrift (Universal Pictures) and direct the independent film My Mother's Boyfriend (Depth of Field).

Allen is a member of the DGA, the WGA and the Editor's Guild.