A native of Santa Fe, New Mexico,Tim French graduated from Loyola Marymount University with a BA degree in screenwriting. His love for writing film manifested into that of a full fledged auteur, as he went on to write and direct 3 short films. Each film was well received at the Santa Fe Film Festival. Now, Tim is trying to branch out from the world of short films with the feature, Setback. The screenplay for Setback was written by Tim and his father, Michael French (a published author). Tim and Michael also wrote a script called Grannies, which producer Frederick Zollo (Quiz Show, Mississippi Burning) has pitched to various studios in Hollywood.