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SP Batchelder is a director and writer located in Los Angeles, passionate about telling moving stories that usually involve musicals and/or science fiction. SP has been making films since a young age, and has been in LA for fifteen years.
Her scifi pilot "Supplements" won a Special Jury Award, The Visionary Award at SeriesFest 2020, Best Short Form Pilot at SOHO Film Festival 2020 and Founder's Circle Award at Louisiana Film Prize 2019.
Her short drama, "Lilac Ocean Pumpkin Pine" won a Founder's Circle Award, as well as Top Five, at Louisiana Film Prize 2018, then won a Gold Remi for Best Drama at Houston WorldFest 2019.
Her short drama musical, “Smile: A Musical,” played in 2017 at Dances With Films and HollyShorts Film Festival, both Academy-Qualifying fests, as well as placing as a finalist at Moondance Int’l.
Her sci-fi short film “Separation of Church and Livia” won second place in the highly competitive ATT Shape Create-A-Thon in July 2017 and won a Remi Award at Houston World Fest 2018.
SP holds a Bachelors in Journalism from the University of Missouri and an MFA in TV and Screenwriting from Stephens College.
Proud member of: Alliance of Women Directors, International Collective of Female Cinematographers
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