Beth de Araújo is an LA based Writer and Director from San Francisco recently featured in Filmmaker Magazine’s 25 New Faces of Independent Film. Her feature screenplay, Josephine, was accepted into the 2017 Sundance Screenwriters Intensive Lab and is a recipient of the SFFILM Rainin Filmmaking Grant. This will be Araújo’s feature directorial debut film. In 2017, she has directed 2 episode of television for Lifetime Movie Network and Araújo is currently in post on two short films, one that she shot through the AFI Directing Workshop for Women. Following this, she will be a shadowing director for American Crime Story: Katrina through the Ryan Murphy HALF Program early 2018. 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.