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Faculty Wins Awards

“Eddie is one of those rare teachers who understands (and adores) the creative process.  By his example foremost, he encourages and challenges us to become more honest writers. Eddie demands that we know our characters fully, that we tell our stories bravely, that we commit to our scripts deeply. Simply put, Eddie has taught me the art of truly original screenwriting.”                      Taiye Tuakli-Wosornu, New York City

Edward Pomerantz has written over 35 commissioned screenplays and teleplays, and has received two Writers Guild Awards and two Fulbright Specialist Grants at State Theater Academies in Russia and Poland. 

Real Love and The Goddess of Filthy Things, two screenplays by Edward Pomerantz, were Official Selections for Best Screenplay at the 2017 Stockholm Independent Film Festival in Sweden, July 2017.  Real Love won the Best Screenplay Award.

I Hate When It Gets Dark So Early, written and directed by Edward Pomerantz, won First Selection at the International Short Film Festival, Kalmthout, Belguim in 2017.

Written and directed by Edward Pomerantz, La Comida won the London Discover Film Festival Award for Best International Short Film. It was the Official Selection at four Film Festivals–Montclair, Google Plus, the Anthology Film Archives New Filmmaker Series and the 2015 New York International Urban Film Fest. 

The list of our Professor Pomerantz’s accomplishments goes on and on -click here to get an idea of the range of his work.