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Malia Scotch-Marmo

MFA, Columbia University. Writer and associate producer of Steven Spielberg’s fantasy film, Hook, and received story credit for Madeline. Her first produced film was Once Around, directed by Lasse Hallstrom. Uncredited work in order of the size of her contribution, as she sees it, includes Jurassic Park, The Other Sister, Only You, Enchanted, and Polar Express. She has collaborated with many established directors on both produced and unproduced material, including Norman Jewison, Alfonso Cuaron, Alfonso Arau, Luis Mandoki, Sabiha Sumar, Garry Marshall, and Rob Reiner. Adjunct professor at Columbia Graduate Film School, an advisor for Sundance Institute, an instructor (summer 2010) at la FEMIS in Paris, and an advisor (summer 2011) at Maisha Film Lab, founded by Mira Nair. She will be advising emerging Rwandan writers in Kigali, Rwanda. Recently co-wrote a script with Sabiha Sumar, an award-winning Pakistani director and alumna of Sarah Lawrence College. The film, Rafina, was shot in October 2010 in Karachi, Pakistan, and completed in summer, 2011. Winged Boy, a story she rewrote for Gold Circle, was produced in spring 2012. SLC, 2009–

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