Marian Mathias is a director based in Brooklyn, New York. She is a 2016 MFA at NYU Tisch School of the Arts and a Graduate Departmental Fellow. Marian is a recipient of the Hollywood Foreign Press Award, the Sara Driver Production Award, and two awards in Fine Art. Her thesis film Give Up The Ghost premiered as an Official Selection at the 2017 Cannes Film Festival as a part of the Cinefondation and was made with the support of Kodak and Film Factory in Paris. It has premiered worldwide in countries such as Egypt, Poland, and Nepal. Her first feature Runner is in development and was selected for the 2018 Cannes Cinefondation Residence.