Annie Silverstein is a filmmaker and media educator based in Austin Texas. Annie directed the feature documentary March Point (PBS’ Independent Lens 2008), and is co-Founder of Longhouse Media, an indigenous media arts & education non-profit organization located in Seattle, WA. Annie has worked internationally as a producer, director, cinematographer, and editor in Brazil and Ethiopia. In 2011 she produced/directed the short documentary Night at the Dance, which screened at festivals including SXSW, Silverdocs, the Hamptons International Film Festival, and was subsequently acquired by PBS World.
In 2012, Annie wrote and directed her first fiction short Spark, which has screened at numerous film festivals including Slamdance and deadCenter. The film went on to win the prestigious Jury Award for Best Texas Short at the 2012 SXSW.
Listen to an interview with Annie at lightscameraaustin.net