Tony Cammarata

Tony Cammarata is an award-winning writer and director, and a recipient of the Barry Morrow Screenwriting Fellowship. 

He has worked in many areas of filmmaking. He was editor of the Showtime feature film Letting Go of God, a 2008 documentary by Julia Sweeney. His experience includes feature development with Jocelyn Hayes Simpson at Killer Films (Warner Bros.), and film marketing at the Bologna Film Archives in Italy.

Tony studied film and art history at the University of Bologna before graduating from the University of Minnesota, receiving his BA in Film Production, Cinema Studies and Italian. He received his MFA in Writing, Directing and Producing from the USC School of Cinematic Arts. He subsequently studied acting and directing at The Actors Workout under the direction of Raye Birk at the Guthrie Theater.

His television pilot "Church" won Grand Prize for Best Comedy Pilot at the Hollywood Screenplay Contest, and his latest television pilot "Kimchi Cowboy" won Best Drama Pilot at the World Series of Screenwriting Competition.