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Ava Lauren Grayson

2023 Summer
Graduation with Distinction
Specializing in writing and directing historical fantasy films for young adults ;)
Directing and Writing


AVA LAUREN GRAYSON is a Young Adult screenwriter, director, and novelist based in Los Angeles. Grayson is graduating from ArtCenter College of Design’s Undergraduate Film program with Distinction. She currently works as a Junior Editor at Quill and Flame Publishing House and has started her own production company, Hip Librarian Productions, to make book-related films and commercials. Grayson is proud to have worked on over forty films this past year and has recently directed a historical drama short film, Elmstone, with an all-female identifying cast and crew! Grayson’s writing has been published by Havok Publishing, and her latest work is being released in the Crowns Anthology by Quill and Flame Publishing in December 2023. 

Grayson is passionate about blending fantasy with historical comedy, writing kick-butt female heroines, and making you enjoy tragic romances. If she's not writing or directing, you can probably find her rewatching The Empire Strikes Back or taking photographs of faeries.