SVA Film & Animation
FACULTY: Jim Strouse





writer/director

I wrote the screenplay for Lonesome Jim, directed by Steve Buscemi. I also wrote and directed Grace is Gone, The Winning Season and the forthcoming People, Places, Things with Jemaine Clement and Regina Hall.


B. A. English Literature Goshen College, Goshen, IN

Lonesome Jim (writer), Grace is Gone (writer/director), The Winning Season (writer/director), People, Places, Things (writer/director), The Hollars (writer)

Lonesome Jim

Best Screenplay, Nantucket Film Festival

Grace is Gone

Audience Award (Sundance Dramatic Competition)

Waldo Salt Screenwriting Award

International Critics Prize (Dueville Film Festival)

Fundamentals of Narrative

Advanced Writing and Directing