Shandra McDonald


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Shandra McDonald is an award-winning screenwriter, director, and producer with more than 15 years experience in the television and film industry. She has received awards from the Director’s Guild of America, Atlanta Film Festival, IFP Film Festival, Hollywood Black Film Festival, and 48-Hour Film Festival for her film projects. Shandra has produced original content that has aired on networks including, Showtime, Oxygen, TV One, CBS, BET, NBC, TLC, The Discovery Channel, The Fine Living Network, and Turner Broadcast Station.

Shandra's film projects have screened at international festivals including the Cannes Film Festival in France and the Fespaco Film Festival in Ouagadougou, Africa. She has served as the lead producer and director on many advocacy projects, including a 40th-year-anniversary documentary for Women in Film and Television's Atlanta Mentorship program about the women’s right’s organization 9 to 5. Currently, her production company Kiss the Limit Productions, Inc. is creating a documentary about youth Spark's Voices organization, an Atlanta-based early intervention program, which directly assists children, particularly young girls, deemed “high risk” for sex trafficking.  Shandra currently has projects available in Wal-Mart and Amazon video. Shandra is an Assistant Film Professor at Clayton State University, and she received a B.A. and M.F.A from Howard University.


Office Hours


Room 208 Visual & Performing Arts

FALL 2016

Field Production: Thursday - 8:30 am - 9:30 am


Digital Video Production: Tuesday - 8:30 am - 9:30 am.


Screenwriting: Wednesday - 9:00 am - 10:30 am (On Campus) and 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm through (Blackboard Connect).


Producing: Wednesday - 10:30 am - 12:00 pm




Course Syllabi



CMS 4330 Film Genres


CMS 2410 Digital Imaging

FILM 2700 Film History

FILM 4800 Special Topics: Directing

CMS 2100 Intro to Film

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