Institute Speaker/Panelist Bio

Aimée Lagos

Director/Producer/Screenwriter, No Good Deed

Aimée Lagos is an award-winning director, producer and screenwriter whose films include the #1 box office hit from Sony Picture’s Screen Gems, No Good Deed starring Taraji Henson and Idris Elba which she wrote and Executive Produced as well as the award winning indie thriller 96 Minutes starring Brittany Snow and David Oyelowo which she wrote and directed. Among other projects, she is currently writing multiple feature projects for Universal Pictures including MAKE SOME NOISE, produced by George Tillman and Bob Teitle as well as the film adaptation of the novel Theater Geek being produced by Jason Bateman and Tobey Maguire. Lagos recently sold the television drama, Searching for Me to 20th Century Fox TV, Fox Network with Chernin Entertainment producing. She’s currently developing a one hour television drama series with CBS Productions and Michael London producing.

Lagos has won multiple fimmaking awards at film festivals around the world including awards at SXSW as well as a BAFTA Award for Excellence. Lagos is a mentor for several groups including Women In Film, Inner City Filmmakers, Creative Lab Hawaii and she is a member of the Writers Guild West’s Inclusion and Equity Group as well as other activist groups. Her opinion pieces can be seen in several publications including The Huffington Post, CNN and The Hollywood Journal. She is repped by WME, Fourth Wall Management and Lichter Grossman Nichols and Adler and Feldman.

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