Bard Faculty

Lisa Krueger-Chandler

Visiting Artist in Residence

Primary Academic Program: Film and Electronic Arts


A.B., University of California, Berkeley; graduate studies in film theory, École des Hautes Études, Paris. Krueger-Chandler is a feature film screenwriter and director whose works include Committed, starring Heather Graham, Casey Affleck, and Luke Wilson, which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival; Manny & Lo, starring Scarlett Johansson, which won the Gotham Awards’ Open Palm Award and was nominated for four Independent Spirit Awards; and the featurette Best Offer, which received multiple jury awards from the San Francisco, Chicago, and Edinburgh International Film Festivals. Sugar Pill, awarded two Sloan Foundation grants through the Sundance Institute and Tribeca Film Institute, is in development. Screenwriting projects include Radio Silence, commissioned by Loudella Films, Inc.; she has also served as script supervisor on film projects by Jim Jarmusch, James Ivory, Abel Ferrara, Ridley Scott, and others. She previously led writing/directing workshops at Boston Film/Video Foundation and taught editing at the Sundance Institute. At Bard since 2016.