Jefery Levy

Writer/Director/Producer

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Jefery Levy is a writer, director, and producer. He has written, directed and produced Six independent films (his debut film DRIVE won the Grand Critics award {FIPRESCI} at the 1991 Venice Film Festival, and his other films have been in the competition (and won various awards) at such festivals as Sundance, San Sebastian, Venice and many many more). He has directed (and written/produced) over 200 hours of television. He has sold multiple pilots as a writer, directed several pilots (for shows such as EUREKA and event film/pilots such as INVINCIBLE {exec produced by Mel Gibson & Jet Li}), and served as a director and producer on acclaimed series such as CSI, RESCUE ME, MONK, DARK ANGEL, PROFILER and GHOST WHISPERER. From 1991 to 1995 Levy was the youngest associate professor at USC Graduate Film School (some of his students have won both Academy Awards and Emmys), under Dean Mark Harris. In 1996, he taught the master directing class at The American Film Institute (AFI) in Los Angeles under Dean Frank Pierson.

Levy was born in Brooklyn, New York, but spent most of his childhood in Culver City, California. He graduated from Beverly Hills High School and UCLA, and received an MFA from UCLA, and a JD Degree from Loyola Law School (and is a member of the California Bar Association).



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