Becca Roth is an award-winning narrative and documentary filmmaker who has written and directed films that have screened at film festivals and in communities worldwide.
Becca is now in development on her debut narrative feature film, Margo & Perry. The screenplay has won the 2018/19 Tracking-Board Launch Pad Competition, and came in second place in the Slamdance Screenplay Competition. It is a semifinalist for Austin Film Festival Script Competition, is one of three finalists for the New York Foundation for the Arts/ NYSCA Fellowship, was a semi-finalist for the Black List/ Women in Film LA Feature Residency, and received two overall ratings of 8 on The Black List.
In April 2019, Becca directed The Book of Ruth, a short film starring Tony and Emmy nominee Tovah Feldshuh, which is now in post production.
In 2017 she wrote, co-directed and starred in Lenses , an award-winning short film that played at several film festivals, including Palm Springs International Shortfest. It recently had a weeklong run at IFC center, playing in the pre-show before all feature films.
Becca directed a digital documentary series, The Difference, for the Academy Award-winning documentary producers Shine Global. She then directed an episode The Election Effect, a digital documentary series about the impact of the 2016 presidential election on teenagers across America. The series won the award for Best Documentary or Educational Series by the International Association of Web Television, and is produced by Shine Global, in association with Paramount Network. It is currently nominated for a Webby Award.
Becca's debut documentary feature, One: A Story of Love and Equality, delves into the personal stories of people on both sides of a heated political debate, and strives to understand differences and build bridges, which is an ongoing theme in Becca’s work.
In 2018, Becca became the director of a documentary project featuring long term survivors of pancreatic cancer for an organization called Let’s Win. It's an ongoing video series that features a different survivor each month.
She is also an actress and improviser, starting her third year as a resident house team performer at The Peoples Improv Theater. She lives with her wife, dog, and two cats in an uncool part of Brooklyn, NY.