Shira Rockowitz

Director of Producing and Artist Support, Feature Film Program

Los Angeles, California, United States

As Director of Producing and Artist Support in the Feature Film Program, Shira Rockowitz leads the organization’s strategy for supporting emerging independent fiction producers, screenwriters, and directors. Prioritizing inclusion and underrepresented voices, she devises programs that encompass creative and professional development, granting, mentorship, and industry engagement to help artists advance their work and build enduring careers. Previously, Shira was Director of Development and Production at Exclusive Media and a co-producer on John Carney’s BEGIN AGAIN. She has also held positions at New Regency, Paramount Vantage, and Fine Line Features / New Line Cinema. Shira is a graduate of Northwestern University and holds an MFA from the Peter Stark Producing Program at the University of Southern California, where she is an adjunct lecturer.