Maryann Manelski | Director & Writer

Maryann Manelski is a writer and filmmaker. She has a degree in Film and Television from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts. She began her career at the William Morris Agency (now William Morris Endeavor). Manelski also worked in video production/post-production and distribution at Atlantic Records, BMG Video, and Winstar/Wellspring (which was previously Fox Lorber and later became the Weinstein Company.) Her previous documentary, “Running in High Heels,” explored women and politics and was widely distributed non-theatrically to colleges and universities along with a companion book, “American Catfight.” After a seven-year hiatus to care for her ailing father and sister, Manelski made her second feature documentary, “The Grief Monomyth.”