Myles Connell has worked as a screenwriter, director, script doctor, and musician. His first film In Uncle Robert's Footsteps – a 24 minute short - premiered at New Directors New Films at the Museum of Modern Art and subsequently played at Sundance. He wrote and directed The Opportunists – an independent feature starring Christopher Walken, Vera Farmiga, and Cyndi Lauper - which premiered at Sundance and was theatrically released in the USA, France, and Italy. He has worked as both a screenwriter and director for the BBC and Independent Television in the UK, and for NBC in the USA. He has taught screenwriting and directing, and is a Screenwriting and Directing Fellow of The Sundance Institute and a member of the Director’s Guild of America.