About

First Name

Courtney Hope

Last Name

Therond

Username

courtneytherond

Role(s)

Director, Producer

Identity

Woman

Pronouns

She/They

Location

US: New York, US: Los Angeles

Affiliations

Non-Union Filmmaker

Available For

Director, Producer

Bio

Courtney is an award-winning screenwriter and director who has screened films at festivals such as BFI London, New Orleans, Outfest, Nashville, and St Louis. Her latest short Rehearsal, which tackles the grey areas of consent, premiered online on Short of the Week, received a Vimeo Staff Pick, and was featured in RogerEbert.com, Fast Company, and No Budge.

As a screenwriter, Courtney has twice been a finalist at Austin Film Festival. Her pilot Between Us Girls was a finalist in the Screencraft Pilot Launch, a semi-finalist (top 50) for the ISA Fast Track Fellowship, and won its category at Cinestory. Courtney was a fellow in the inaugural Constellation Incubator and her fictional podcast Persistence of Memory was chosen for the Gotham Week Project Market.

Courtney is a graduate of NYU, Tisch School of the Arts, and was a Cinereach Film Fellow. She wrapped her first feature film A Time Apart in January 2022 and is developing her second feature with StudioFest. Courtney writes and directs narrative and branded content in Los Angeles and New York. https://courtneytherond.com/

Awards

Vimeo Staff Pick, Best Narrative Short: Charlotte Film Festival, Vail Film Festival, Middle Coast Film Festival, Deep in the Heart; Beeston Film Festival (Women's Voice Award); Femme Filmmakers Festival (Best Directing); Deep in the Heart (Best Short Screenplay); Austin Film Festival Finalist: Web Series Screenplay, Narrative Podcast Screenplay

Reel

https://vimeo.com/679480228/021489d3b3

Ethnicity

Jewish

Languages

English, French

Available to travel?

Yes

Email

courtney.therond@gmail.com

Website

courtneytherond.com