Megan Rossman

Film

Megan Rossman

Princess Grace Award:
Graduate Film Scholarship, 2017

Megan Rossman is an award-winning documentary filmmaker and professor. She is working toward her MFA at Hunter College in New York. Previously, she was the director of video at Teach For America and a multimedia journalist at The Washington Post.

Rossman’s films have screened at festivals including DOC NYC and Outfest. Her film “Love Letter Rescue Squad” won best student documentary in the Emerging Filmmakers Showcase at the Cannes Film Festival American Pavilion in 2017.

In 2011, she won a regional Emmy for her video “Unfinished Business: Earth Day, 40 Years Later.” In 2009, Rossman collaborated on “A Mother’s Risk,” which was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in international reporting.  

Rossman has taught at Hunter College, Columbia University, and Georgetown University, where she received an award for faculty dedication. 


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