Gina Prince-Bythewood

Active - 2000 - Present  |   Born - Jun 10, 1969   |   Genres - Drama, Romance

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  • Adopted at 3 weeks old.
  • Qualified for the Pac-10 Championships in triple jump during her sophomore year of college.
  • Received the Gene Reynolds Scholarship Award for her thesis film Stitches at UCLA.
  • Worked as a TV writer for A Different World after college.
  • Her script for Love & Basketball was accepted into the Sundance Institute's Writers and Directors Lab, where it was noticed by representatives from Spike Lee's production company.
  • Named UCLA's Filmmaker of the Year in 2009.