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MAX Rissman

Ever since I was four years old, when I forced my parents to watch and subsequently act out The Wizard of Oz with me nightly, I have been captivated by the power of stories to transform the mundane into the magical. After attending college at Washington University in St. Louis and completing New York University’s MFA program in filmmaking, I followed the yellow brick road to Los Angeles where I have been creating stories about characters coming of age and embarking on journeys of self-discovery.

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