Francesca Coppola is a writer and a filmmaker, who has lived and worked in Italy, Egypt, the US, and Mexico. One of her short films screened at MoMa as part of New Directors New Films in 2013 and she received fellowships from the Film Society of Lincoln Center, the New Orleans Film Society and the Blue Mountain Center. Francesca has done work for The Weinstein Company, the Tribeca Film Institute and Borderline Films. She will start her M.F.A. in poetry this fall at the University of Wyoming in Laramie.