Reed Van Dyk

Film

Reed Van Dyk

Princess Grace Award:
Graduate Film Scholarship, 2017

Reed Van Dyk is a Los Angeles based writer/director. His most recent film Dekalb Elementary won the Grand Prix at the 2017 Clermont Ferrand International Short Film Festival and a Special Jury Award at the 2017 SXSW Film Festival. The film, nominated for a 2018 Academy Award, has played at festivals around the world and been covered in the pages of Sight & Sound Magazine and Filmmaker Magazine. Reed's first short film The Conservatory won the Student Emmy Award for "Best Comedy" and his follow-up amateur couple premiered in front of Sundance hit Obvious Child at the Melbourne International Film Festival. Reed has a BA in Theater Arts from Cornell University and will graduate with an MFA in Film Directing from UCLA this year.


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