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Originally from Asheville, North Carolina, Maggie Briggs is an award-winning screenwriter, director, and producer currently based in New York City where she recently received her MFA at Columbia University. Maggie’s produced work has shown internationally at festivals including Toronto International Film Festival and Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival. Her writing has been recognized by screenplay competitions including Slamdance and NYC Independent Film Festival. Her stories are often inspired by normalcy and the dangers of it.

Her first feature film project, 'Prone to Wander', was selected as one of the top scripts coming through Columbia at this time and was presented as a Jury Select at the Columbia University Film Festival.