Diana Fithian

Diana Fithian is a New York City based playwright and screenwriter from Newport News, Virginia. Diana’s full-length play Girls on the Clock received a workshop production in the summer of 2008 as part of the Brown Trinity Playwright’s Rep; previously her one-act Take Care of Yourself was produced by manhattantheatresource. She co-wrote the short film Doorman, an official selection at both the 2006 Cannes Film Festival and 2007 Sundance Film Festival, and her feature-length screenplay The Young Dr. Jensen won a 2006 Sloan Screenwriting Grant. Diana earned a BA in Theatre and English with honors in Creative Writing from Brown and an MFA in Dramatic Writing from NYU, where she was the recipient of a Lew and Edie Wasserman Scholarship.

Diana Fithian was awarded a Screenwriting grant at NYU in 2006 for The Young Dr. Jensen