DepartmentCinema and Media Arts Department
Biola AffiliationsEmployee, Faculty

Degrees

  • M.A., Fuller Seminary
  • B.A., University of California, Los Angeles

Biography

A graduate of UCLA with a degree in English Literature/Creative Writing, Camille Tucker launched her filmmaking career with the short film "Sweet Potato Ride," executive produced by Bill Duke (PREDATOR, DEEP COVER, SISTER ACT II). She has sold screenplays to Sony, Universal, New Line, Fox TV and Disney studios and has worked with producers such as Robert De Niro, Jane Rosenthal, Marc Platt, Todd Garner, Debra Chase and John Singleton. She has completed 6 short films. Her short film, Cellular, won Best Narrative Short at the 2013 Roxbury International Film Festival. She has also been a semi-finalist in the Motion Picture Academy's Nicholl Screenwriting Competition and a two-time Sundance Writer's Lab semi-finalist.

In the fall of 2014, Camille came on board as full-time faculty as a Professor of Screenwriting at Biola. She teaches Beginning, Intermediate and Advanced Screenwriting, as well as classes that help students to hone their skills in writing Character and Dialogue and Screenplay Coverage.

In addition, Camille is a writing consultant through her company, The Write Righters, and is excitedly planning to make her feature film directing debut with “Blessed in the City," an inspirational romantic comedy.

With a love for children and youth, Camille teaches filmmaking at the Bill Duke Youth & Media Bootcamp in her spare time. She is a member of the Writers Guild of America.

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