Timothy Offor

Timothy Offor

Director, Filmmaker, Screenwriter and Student

Los Angeles, California

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About Timothy

Timothy Offor is a young, independent minded filmmaker from Brooklyn, NY. His mother never had a car when he was growing up but shuttle him all over New York City participating in a variety of sporting activities, guitar lessons and acting school. Their mode of transportation was the New York City subway system.
It was there; deep down in the rusty old bowels of the New York City subway system where the leaky sewage water festers restlessly, that his creative juices began flowing, literally. He occupied his travel time by writing short stories, musical lyrics and letters to famous artists.
Throughout his academic career, Offor excelled in writing and literature classes. While at The Pennsylvania State University, he took classes under American creative nonfiction writer Toby Thompson. Thompson recommended that Offor consider a career as a writer as he believed he had the necessary talent. While at Penn State, Offor took an elective film class and became hooked on movies. He completed his Penn State education with B.A.’s in English and Media Studies.
Upon graduation he worked at the NYC Department of Education in Special Education as a Family Associate. He also worked as a freelance writer as well. After four years he decided to apply to film school. He was accepted to the University of Southern California’s School of Cinematic Arts MFA Film & Television Production program.
His films have played at several film festivals, including, the Harlem International film festival, the Big Bear Lake International film festival, Project Catalyst, Cannes, and the Palm Springs shorts fest. He is currently in post production for his thesis film, Cal & V, an idea developed from two feature films he has written. Upon completion he will earn his MFA from the University of Southern California’s School of Cinematic Arts.

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  • Real Boy

    Real Boy (2015)
    Film (Short, Drama, Family and Sci-Fi) Sound department A disconnected, young boy grieves the tragic loss of his father through a friendship with a child-like robot.

  • One Last Dance

    One Last Dance (2014)
    Film (Short and Drama) Sound department A man spends the day doing everything he needs to in order to make his last wish come true.

  • Walk with Me

    Walk with Me (2014)
    Film (Short and Drama) Director A young African American college student attempting to overcome stereotypes ironically falls victim to them.

  • Mom

    Mom (2014)
    Film (Short and Drama) Cinematographer Add a Plot »

  • The Very Scientific System

    The Very Scientific System (2014)
    Film (Short, Comedy and Romance) Camera and Electrical Department A disillusioned Immigration Officer spends his days denying marriage visas based on a 'very scientific system' of analysis until he meets a young woman who turns his views on true love upside down.

  • A Night in New York

    A Night in New York (1995)
    Film (Short and Comedy) Actor Late at night, a Japanese businessman enters a pizza shop and observes strange but typical New Yorkers, eating their pizza in their own queer ways. The businessman makes fun of them, believing he is the only one that is normal person there. However, it soon becomes apparent that he is no less strange than them. Written by Anonymous

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