Maggie Greenwald

About Maggie Greenwald

Who is it?: Director, Writer, Sound Department
Birth Day: June 23, 1955
Birth Place:  New York City, New York, United States
Birth Sign: Cancer
Occupation: Film director, television director, screenwriter
Years active: 1983–present
Spouse(s): David Mansfield (1993–present; 2 children)

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Maggie Greenwald was born on June 23, 1955 in  New York City, New York, United States, is Director, Writer, Sound Department. Maggie Greenwald is an award-winning filmmaker who began her career as a picture and sound editor. Her first film, Home Remedy screened at the Munich, London and Torino Film Festivals before opening at the prestigious Film Forum in New York. Her next film, in 1987 The Kill-Off, a noir thriller based on a novel by Jim Thompson, appeared at film festivals around the world including Sundance (in Dramatic Competition), Munich (opening night, American Independent section), London, Florence, Deauville, Toronto and Edinburgh before winning the Best Director Award at the Torino Film Festival. The film is acknowledged by the British Film Institute as one of the "100 Best American Independents."Greenwald's acclaimed, groundbreaking Western, The Ballad of Little Jo, was released worldwide by Fine Line Features and Polygram Filmed Entertainment in 1993. It won an Independent Spirit Award. Inspired by early country ballads, Greenwald subsequently wrote and directed her music-based drama, Songcatcher. The film premiered in Dramatic Competition at Sundance 2000 where it garnered a Special Jury Award for Ensemble Performance. The film was the opening night selection of the Hamptons Film Festival and received the first Sloan Foundation Award, Deauville Film Festival Audience Award, two Independent Spirit Award nominations and a GLAAD Award nomination. In 2013 Greenwald directed the teen film The Last Keepers, starring Zosia Mamet, Aidan Quinn, Virginia Madsen and Olympia Dukakis. In 2002 Greenwald was awarded the Dorothy Arzner Award from the Director's View Film Festival. For television, Greenwald has directed the GLAAD Award-winning film What Makes A Family (starring Brooke Shields, Whoopi Goldberg and Cherry Jones - 2000), Tempted (starring Virginia Madsen - 2002 ) and Comfort and Joy (starring Dixie Carter - 2003) for Lifetime Television. Get A Clue, (starring Lindsey Lohan and Brenda Song- 2001) for Disney Channel. Good Morning, Killer (starring Catherine Bell - 2011) for TNT. Episodic work includes The Adventures of Pete & Pete (Cable ACE Award), The Mystery Files Of Shelby Woo and Wildfire. As of Fall 2015, she was in development for her first television series, Called to Gilead, with Relativity Television.
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Home Remedy (1987): Munich Film Festival (American Independent section), Torino Film Festival.


The Kill-Off (1990): Sundance Film Festival, Dramatic Competition, Torino International Film Festival, Best Director Award, London Film Festival, Munich Film Festival (American Independent Section) Deauville Film Festival. British Film Institute list of “100 Best American Independents."


The Ballad of Little Jo (1993): Rome-Florence Film Festival (Special Jury Award), Independent Spirit Award: nominated for Best Female Lead (Suzy Amis), won Best Supporting Male (David Chung). Fine Line Features and Polygram Filmed Entertainment.


The Adventures of Pete & Pete (TV series), episodes “The Trouble with Teddy” (1996), “Inspector 34” (1994), “Sick Day” (1994).


The Mystery Files of Shelby Woo, TV series, episodes “The Seminole Mystery” (1997), “The Macbeth Mystery” (1997), “The John Doe Mystery” (1997), “The Mascot Mystery” (1997), “The Case of the Knockout Gas” (1997), “Eye of the Storm” (1997), “Wipeout” (1996), “Hot Seats: Part 2” (1996), “Hot Seats: Part 1” (1996).


Songcatcher (2000): Sundance Dramatic Competition and Special Jury Award for Ensemble Performance, Sloan Foundation Award, Deauville Film Festival Audience Award, two Independent Spirit Awards (Best Debut Performance - Emmy Rossum, Best Supporting Female - Pat Carroll), GLAAD Award nominations (Outstanding Film - limited release), Director’s View Festival Dorothy Arzner Prize, Hamptons Film Festival Feature Film Prize in Science and Technology. Lionsgate Entertainment.


What Makes a Family (2001), TV movie: GLAAD Award for Outstanding Television Movie, Humanitas Award.


Tempted (2003, aka Returning Lily), TV movie.


Wildfire (2005), TV series, episode “The Party.”


Madam Secretary (2017), TV series, episode “Break in Diplomacy.”


Greenwald has taught film directing and screenwriting at Sarah Lawrence College, Columbia University Graduate School of the Arts, and NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts.