Desiree Akhavan

Writer, Director

Desiree Akhavan is the co-writer and director of The Miseducation of Cameron Post, which won the 2018 Sundance Grand Jury Prize. Her first film, Appropriate Behavior, premiered at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival and was nominated for Best First Screenplay at the Indie Spirit Awards. Most recently, she created the Hulu original series The Bisexual. She has a BA from Smith College and an MFA from NYU’s Grad Film Program.