Liz Fania Werner
Liz fania werner

Liz Fania Werner, originally from the Bronx, NY, got her MFA in TV and Screenwriting from USC where she earned an Annenberg Fellowship. She went on to write on television drama RPM Miami for Mun2 network, a member of the NBC/Universal family; to develop the feature adaptation of the novel Babylon Sisters by Oprah Book Club author Pearl Cleage and to pen a biopic about WNBA player Abby Bishop for Sentient Entertainment. “Into the Uncanny Valley,” the award-winning short film that she wrote and co-directed with Carlos Montaner, was featured in 11 film festivals, including L.A.’s Screamfest and HBO’s New York Latino Film Festival. Most recently, she wrote and co-directed her first feature film, Waking Karma, a psychological thriller starring Michael Madsen, distributed by XYZ Films.