About the Author Maureen A. Ryan has been a film producer for over 20 years with experience in narrative and documentary feature films, shorts, commercials, music videos, and industrials. Other films she produced have won a BAFTA Award, a Peabody Award, and an Emmy nomination. She has taught film producing at Columbia University's School of the Arts Graduate Film Program since 1999 and also teaches producing at NYU's Tisch School of the Arts. Read more