Headshot of Toddy Eames.

Virginia (Toddy) Todd Eames, M.F.A.

Title: Associate Professor
Email: vteames@csudh.edu
(310) 243-3313

Areas of Expertise

Filmmaking, Independent Film, Student Filmmaking, Screenwriting, Producing Contemporary Film, Hollywood

Professional Background

Professor Toddy Eames teaches screenwriting and creative producing. Additionally, she runs the Hollywood By The Horns program, which empowers students by providing opportunities to engage with entertainment industry professionals. As a writer, director and producer, Eames’ films have played around the world, including SXSW, Tribeca, and Sundance.

Eames held an executive position at Sycamore Pictures where her responsibilities included providing creative feedback, onset producing, and overseeing all post-production. While at Sycamore, Eames worked as co-producer on the The Hollars (starring Anna Kendrick and John Krasinski, Sundance 2016) and oversaw post production on Mississippi Grind (starring Ryan Reynolds and Ben Mendelsohn, Sundance 2015). Additional co-producer credits include Approaching the Unknown (starring Luke Wilson and Mark Strong, 2016) and All Nighter (starring J.K. Simmons and Emile Hirsch, 2017).


M.F.A., Film Production, University of Texas at Austin

B.A. with honors, Art Semiotics, Brown University

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