Madeleine Olnek, "Codependent Lesbian Space Alien Seeks Same"
Madeleine Olnek is a filmmaker, director, and playwright. Her work was described by New York Newsday as “Uproarious Neurotic Comedy.” She is a co-author of A Practical Handbook for the Actor (foreword by David Mamet). She is a graduate of Columbia University, where she received the William Goldman Screenwriting Fellowship and the Adrienne Shelley Award. She made several award-winning shorts, viewable online, Hold Up (http://www.logotv.com/video/misc/400396/hold-up.jhtml#id=1625513) and Countertransference (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EkwnQJCmjw8). Codependent Lesbian Space Alien Seeks Same, her first feature film, premiered at Sundance 2011, was nominated for a Gotham Independent Film Award, and holds the box-office record at Aaron Hillis’ reRun Gastropub Theater.