April Moreau is a writer and director with a passion for female-driven stories. She is an alum of the AFI Directing Workshop for Women and holds a BFA in Acting from the University of Michigan. She has also studied TV Writing at UCLA Extension and improv and sketch comedy at Groundlings and UCB.
April’s filmmaking career began in the world of digital shorts, with her work being featured on platforms such as Funny or Die and Elizabeth Banks’ WhoHaha. In 2018, she directed the short film, Bitches by the Sea, which screened in Paul Feig’s shorts contest at the Women in Comedy Festival, presented by HBO. Her subsequent short, Ride in Progress, premiered at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival in 2020. In the early days of the COVID-19 lockdown, April co-wrote and directed the feature film, Amy & Peter are Getting Divorced, which is now streaming on Paramount+. Her latest film, Hysterical, is in the midst of a festival run which has included the Oscar-qualifying Florida Film Festival, the Mill Valley Film Festival, and the Newport Beach Film Festival, among others.
April serves as the co-President of the University of Michigan Entertainment Coalition and is a proud member of the Alliance of Women Directors.