Grace Philips is an American screenwriter/director based in Brooklyn. She holds a B.A. in Television and Film Arts from SUNY Buffalo State College and is a current Alex Sichel Fellow at Columbia University’s Film MFA program. Her previous short film Dorris 85 premiered at the 2019 Charlotte Film Festival and screened at numerous festivals domestically and internationally, including the Jacksonville Film Festival, Nevertheless Film Festival, and the Oxford International Short Film Festival where it won Best International Short. Grace sees film as an incredibly powerful tool in driving social change and is always striving to tell stories that both connect with people and challenge them.