Mary Lou Belli, a two-time Emmy award-winner has been directing television for over 20 years. She has done ground-breaking work on web-series and her award winning short, America, just won The Hague Fest. Through her teaching, she supports many of the vibrant diversity programs including the DGA, ABC/Disney, CBS, Sony, HBO Access, AFI’s Directing Workshop for Women, and Warner Bros. Directing Workshop mentoring the next generation of directors. She is the co-author of four books: “The NEW Sitcom Career Book,” "Acting for Young Actors," "PERFORM: Acting for the Screen" and “Directors Tell the Story” which she co-wrote with fellow DGA member Bethany Rooney. She taught directing at USC for 10 years.
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