Beth de Araújo is a Writer and Director recently featured in Filmmaker Magazine’s 25 New Faces of Independent Film. Her feature screenplay, Josephine, participated in the 2018 Sundance Directors Lab, Screenwriters Lab and is a recipient of the SFFILM Rainin Filmmaking Grant. Josephine will mark her feature directorial debut. In 2017, Araújo directed 2 episodes of television for Lifetime Movie Network and was a shadowing director within the Ryan Murphy HALF Program. She is in post with two short films, one of which was shot through the AFI Directing Workshop for Women, based on her Gawker essay, I Want To Marry A Creative Jewish Girl. Araújo has a BA in Sociology from The University of California Berkeley, and an MFA from the American Film Institute. Her mother is Chinese-American and her father is from Brazil.