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Interim Undergraduate Advisor
Morgan R. Stiff, a North Carolina native, graduated from the University of Southern California, School of Cinema-Television, with an MFA in Film Production in 2005 after receiving her BFA from New York University in Dramatic Writing in 2002.
As a producer, Morgan has produced fiction and documentary films, as well as promotional videos. Producing projects include Porcelain (2004), which is currently being distributed by Iron Rod Motion Pictures, Inc.; Hip Hop Homos (LOGO Networks, 2004); the award-winning Brooklyn's Bridge to Jordan (Showtime, LOGO, BET J, 2005); the award-winning feature documentary One Bad Cat: The Reverend Albert Wagner Story (Ovation TV, 2009), which she also edited; and the critically acclaimed and award-winning Mississippi Damned (Showtime 2011). In 2007, Morgan participated in the FIND Producer's Lab with Mississippi Damned, which she also edited.
As an editor, Morgan has worked on tributes, music videos, fiction films, and documentaries. Additional editing projects include Hope's Choice (Showtime 2004) and Burn: One Year on the Front Lines of the Battle to Save Detroit, executive produced by Denis Leary and winner of the Audience Award at the 2012 Tribeca Film Festival.
Morgan is the Chief Production Officer of Morgan's Mark, a production company dedicated to bringing marginalized stories to the mainstream. Her new feature, County Line, was accepted into FIND's 2010 Screenwriters Lab as well as their 2011 Fast Track program. In April 2011, the script participated in Tribeca All Access where it won the Tribeca All Access Creative Promise Award.
Morgan teaches editing at CSULB, editing at the University of Southern California, and producing and editing at The Art Institute North Hollywood.