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Valerie Weiss is a director on How to Get Away with Murder.

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Life and CareerEdit

Weiss was raised in Philadelphia, PA. She attended Princeton University where she majored in Molecular Biology and earned a Certificate in Theater and Dance. She then attended Harvard University where she earned a Ph.D. in Biological Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology as well as a Masters in Medical Sciences from Harvard Medical School. While at Harvard, she founded and was the Filmmaker-in-residence and Festival Director of the Dudley House Film Program, the organization's film program for graduate students from 1999-2003. Valerie was accepted into the Catalyst Workshop at the American Film Institute, which was for scientists who wanted to develop science into movies. She had already begun to develop the idea for Losing Control, but this was the first time she ever discussed it publicly. Later she was accepted to the American Film Institute's prestigious Directing Workshop for Women where they went through three weeks of classes and each received some funds and equipment to make a short film within one week. She made a sci-fi social satire film called Transgressions.[1] Valerie founded PhD Productions in 2004 with her husband, Robert Johnson.[2] PhD Productions is an independent film company based in Hollywood, California, making films that aim to bridge science and the arts.

CreditsEdit

Season 5
"Your Funeral" "Whose Blood Is That?" "The Baby Was Never Dead" "It's Her Kid" "It Was the Worst Day of My Life"
"We Can Find Him" "I Got Played" "I Want to Love You Until the Day I Die" "He Betrayed Us Both" "Don't Go Dark on Me"
"Be the Martyr" "We Know Everything" "Where Are Your Parents?" "Make Me the Enemy" "Please Say No One Else Is Dead"

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