Shaz Bennett

Director / Writer

Los Angeles, CA, USA


Shaz Bennett was one of eight women selected into the prestigious AFI Directing Workshop for Women and winner of the New York Women in Film & Television’s Nancy Malone Award. Bennett’s debut feature Alaska is Drag, that she wrote and directed is currently on the festival circuit. Her original pilot The Salt Flats was named one of the best unproduced pilots on the WeForShe list 2018. Bennett’s first television writing job was on The Glades on A&E. She later joined the writing team for UnREAL on Lifetime and currently writes on the police procedural BOSCH on Amazon. Shaz directed her first episodic episode on Season three of Ava Duvernay’s Queen Sugar on OWN.