Pamela Romanowsky

Directing Faculty

PAMELA ROMANOWSKY is a Brooklyn-based writer and director. Her debut feature film The Adderall Diaries (starring James Franco, Ed Harris, Amber Heard, Christian Slater and Cynthia Nixon) premiered at the 2015 Tribeca Film Festival and will be released theatrically by A24 in 2016. Pamela is an alumnus of The Sundance Institute’s Screenwriting, Directing, and Composition & Sound labs and the Creative Producing Summit, and a current fellow with Sundance’s Female Filmmaker Initiative. Her short films include TAR (starring James Franco and Mila Kunis), which constitutes a portion of the multi-director omnibus feature The Color of Time (released by Starz in 2014). She is a member of the National Board of Review, an NYU Purple List honoree, a Film Society of Lincoln Center Artist’s Academy participant, and the recipient of Sundance’s Indian Paintbrush Feature Film Grant. She studied behavioral psychology at Macalester College, verité documentary filmmaking with Barbara Kopple, and holds an MFA in directing from NYU. Pamela is a motorcyclist, a bit of a pyromaniac, and retains just enough of her pre-med education to talk you down from your WebMD diagnosis.