About Writer, Director – Maurice Chauvet

Maurice Chauvet with actor Evin Grensted on set of Three-Fifty.

Maurice Chauvet wrote Owning Mahowny (Sony Classics, 2003), for which he received a Genie Award nomination for best adapted screenplay. He has written feature films for 20th Century Fox and Nickelodeon/Paramount.

Maurice is a founding member and Co-Artistic Director of the Venice, CA-based theater company Apartment A.

Also a playwright, Chauvet’s 2004 play A Safe Distance was an L.A Stage Alliance Ovation Award nominee for best world premiere play and was included on the Backstage West Critics’ List.

Other produced plays include Ascension, Three-Fifty, Sunday Morning, Suicide Sam, All Night Radio, Bobby Zero, The Chess Game and Wild Kingdom.

On stage, Chauvet directed Jeanne Dorsey’s The Longbottom Way and his own Three-Fifty. He wrote and directed the short film Three-Fifty, based on his play.


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