Camille Campbell is a Los Angeles based writer and director. A graduate of UC Santa Cruz’s writing program, her comedic essays have been published by McSweeney's Internet Tendency and Reductress. She learned to write screenplays while working as a development assistant at River Road Entertainment and DreamWorks Studios.


She studied acting at New York University, and she brings this appreciation and understanding of actors to her work as a director. Washland Express, a short Camille wrote and directed, screened at the 2019 Palm Springs Shortfest, Cleveland International Film Festival, HollyShorts and Short of the Week. She was one of six directors selected for the 2020 Los Angeles Women's Weekend Film Challenge, writing, producing and editing a short within one weekend. She currently assists Liz Hannah (The Post), and her screenplay Queen of Romance was a Semifinalist for the 2020 Academy Nicholl Fellowship. 



Washland Express

Short Film

Camille wrote and directed this misfit love story, set entirely within a drive-thru car wash. It screened at the 2019 Palm Springs Shortfest, Dances with Films, HollyShorts, the Cleveland International Film Festival and Short of the Week.

The Great House


This modern, comedic retelling of Jane Eyre was a finalist for the Sundance New Voices Lab, Tracking Board, and Script Pipeline pilot competitions. 

Good Vibes Only

Short Film

Camille directed this dystopian comedy as part of the 2020 Women's Weekend Film Challenge. Six all-female crews gathered to write, produce and edit a short within one weekend in Los Angeles. 



2003 - 2004

NYU Tisch School of the Arts

Studied intensive Meisner acting with Vicki Hart

2005 - 2008

UC Santa Cruz

Graduated summa cum laude with a BA in Creative Writing

2004 - 2012

Acting Training

Shakespeare Santa Cruz

American Conservatory Theater Summer Intensive

Lesly Kahn

Marilyn Fox at Pacific Resident Theater



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