The Acadian

TRACY WREN

Originally from Eunice and born in Baton Rouge, LA, Tracy Wren is a director whose work has appeared at festivals in Ireland, France, and the United States. Tracy Wren earned her Bachelor's degree in English Literature from Northwestern University. She then went on to achieve an M.A. in Creative Writing from the University of Iowa as well as a M.F.A. in Screenwriting from the Huston School of Media and Digital Production at the National University of Ireland in Galway. A talented filmmaker, Tracy has numerous credits to her name; her films have screened in the short film corner at the Cannes Film festival, the Soileau Zydeco and Cajun Film Festival and she won First Prize for her documentary Claude et Albert at the Kerry Film festival. She has also received awards for her writing including the Northwestern University Short Fiction Literary Award for her story Two Boobs in the Sunset. In 2006 Tracy was accepted to the graduate film program at the University of Southern California's School of Cinematic Arts where she continues to make challenging and thought provoking films.