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Erika Davis-Marsh is an award-winning director, writer, and producer. She graduated from the University of Southern California’s prestigious School of Cinematic Arts, with her MFA in Film and Television Production and BA in Dramatic Art from UC Davis. Her thesis film CODA won the Programmer’s Award at the 2019 Cleveland International Film Festival, as well as the Founder’s Award at ReelAbilities NYC 2019.
Erika’s films have screened at LA Film Festival, LAShorts, Hollyshorts, Dances with Films and other national and international festivals. She was a finalist for the competitive Television Academy Foundation’s Episodic Directing Internship. Erika shadowed episodes of the fantasy show Grimm (NBC) with director Terrence O’Hara and The Mindy Project (NBC) with directors Michael Spiller and Michael Weaver.
Originally Erika wanted to be an astronomer or astronaut. After leading her high school class as valedictorian, she won a prestigious Air Force Aeronautical Engineering Scholarship. But she turned it down to study another love, musical theater. While still an undergrad, she directed and choreographed a fully staged rendition of the musical Romance/Romance for UC Davis. Erika worked as a musical theater actress and choreographer for several years before attending graduate school.