Aviva Neuman is a Swedish/American filmmaker living in New York City. She has an MFA from Columbia University School of Art in screenwriting and directing. She was awarded a fellowship by the American - Scandinavian Foundation in 2016. In 2012 Aviva earned her undergraduate degree from Sarah Lawrence College.

Her shorts have shown at Bath International Film Festival, Manchester International Film Festival, Williamsburg International Film Festival, Portland Oregon Women's Film Festival, New Filmmakers LA, Vail International Film Festival, New York Short Film Festival and Marfa Film Festival.  

Aviva has written several feature screenplays; Joni, Three Point U -Turn, Walk With Me, as well as the short film 20 Minutes, which was selected for Flickers' Rhode Island International Film Festival and Boston International Film Festival. She has been accepted into the Alfred P. Sloan Mentorship Program at Columbia University from May - December 2017. 

Aviva was also selected with her feature script Joni to New York Women in Film & TV (NYWIFT) mentorship program in 2018. https://www.fs2p.org/our-filmmakers/ 

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Writer, Twenty Minutes, 2016

Writer, Twenty Minutes, 2016