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Marygrace O'Shea

Assistant Arts Professor

Marygrace O’Shea is a film and television writer and producer. She worked as a writer on NBC Universal/Wolf Films: Law & Order: Special Victims Unit and Law & Order: Criminal Intent. Her television pilot scripts include Golden Parachutes/Thieves Like Us for Fox Television Studios. She has also worked as an assistant editor, editor and producer on documentaries and numerous independent and short films. She is a member of the Writers Guild of America, East. Recent awards include: 2013 Winner, Writer’s Guild of America East Screenplay Reading Series; winner, New York Women In Film Screenplay Readings; winner, American Accolades Screenwriting Competition. Honors: Hudson Valley Short Film Festival, Manhattan Short Film Festival, Austin Film Festival. Marygrace previously taught in Tisch’s Rita and Burton Goldberg Department of Dramatic Writing, Columbia University’s Graduate Film program, and was a visiting professor of arts at Sarah Lawrence College in 2013-14.


Introduction to TV Writing Producing for Television


BA Haverford College
MFA Columbia University Graduate Film Division