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Serena Schuler is an award-winning writer and director, and creator of the upcoming TV series Makeshift Society. Previously, she developed the series Cake Walk, currently streaming on Elizabeth Banks’s new comedy site WhoHaha. Her latest music video Too Much Love was a finalist in the Rachel Bloom Comedy Short Challenge.
Her first film, The Ten Plagues, won the Audience Award at the Washington Jewish Film Festival and Audience Award Runner-Up at the Women in Comedy Festival.
Off set, she is a member of Women in Film, Alliance of Women Directors, Cinefemme, San Francisco Film Society, and the co-founding team of the SF Web Fest.
Serena is passionate about encouraging kids to pursue writing and filmmaking. She coaches creative writing with Young Storytellers, and was the keynote speaker of the 2016 Noe Valley Girls Film Festival.
Serena graduated with honors from Cornell University and received a masters in psychology from Columbia University. Recently, she workshopped her first play at Berkeley Rep, entitled Significance, a dark look into the ivory tower of academia.
Director's Reel includes clips from:
The Ten Plagues, award-winning short film
Cake Walk, featured on Elizabeth Banks's comedy site WhoHaha
Too Much Love, finalist in the Rachel Bloom Comedy Challenge
Engagement Photos episode of Cake Walk
Written and Directed by Serena Schuler
In the season finale of Cake Walk, Kim and Greg must survive the greatest challenge to their relationship yet -- the engagement photos. Now streaming exclusively on WhoHaha, the women-in-comedy site created by Elizabeth Banks.
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