Brooks Wellmon is Principal Gifts Writer & Communications Strategist at the University of Virginia. Previously she worked in development and communications for Live Arts, Light House Studio, and the Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture. Whenever she can find a spare moment, she watches movies obsessively and writes about them on her blog. After years of living in Berlin, Berkeley, and Washington D.C., Brooks and her husband moved to Charlottesville in 2007. They currently live on Grounds at UVA, where they are raising their three children.