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SJ Main Muñoz is an award-winning director, writer, and producer whose films have screened in over 200 festivals worldwide, garnering over 50 awards. She has been selected for numerous competitive film labs and fellowships, including those of NALIP, WGAW, WIF, AWD, and FIND. SJ's focus is directing episodic television and feature projects of the drama and the historical period genres.
Before devoting herself full-time to directing, SJ worked as a producer, UPM, production supervisor, post-supervisor director of development, post supervisor, and script editor for film and commercials. She has worked closely with filmmakers and companies including Merchant Ivory Productions, DreamWorks SKG, and director Stanley Donen. SJ writes for the Huffington Post on the subjects of Latino Film and Women in Media.
SJ received her BA from UCLA’s School of Theatre, Film and Television in Acting and Directing, where she was the recipient of the James Bridges Award for Acting. She holds an MFA from Columbia University’s Graduate Film Program in New York and a PhD in Media and Communications from the European Graduate School of Switzerland.
SJ is Costa Rican-American and is a resident of both the US and Costa Rica.