Shane Atkinson is an American writer and director based in Los Angeles. He received his MFA in screenwriting and directing at Columbia University in New York. His work as a director is described by his mother as “very funny” and “why are there so many dirty words?” Shane has directed many short films, including PENNY DREADFUL (Audience Award in Clermont-Ferrand, Grand Prix SNCF du Polar) or THE AMBASSADOR shot on the French Riviera. He also wrote the screenplay for POMS, starring Diane Keaton, released in May 2019.
Films (selection): LAROY (2023), THE AMBASSADOR (2018), PENNY DREADFUL (2013)