Andy Bienen received a BA from New York University, an MA from the University of Virginia, and an MFA in Film from Columbia University School of the Arts. He cowrote Boys Don't Cry with Kimberly Peirce ('96SOA), director of the film. Bienen's feature screenplay, Wankers, won the Best Screenplay Award at the 1996 Polo/Ralph Lauren Columbia University Film Festival.
Boys Don't Cry
Kimberley Peirce's stunning debut feature, ''Boys Don't Cry,'' tells the strange and resonant story of Brandon Teena, who despite being born Teena Brandon....▶
Director Kimberley Peirce in Index magazine, on working with Bienen
It’s a film about a real murder that was never solved. My cowriter, Andy Bienen, and I figured out who did it, how they did it, and how and why....▶
Southampton Screenwriting Conference
As an aspiring screenwriter currently working on my first script, I know inherently that there are many things I have yet to learn about the art of screenwriting....▶