Diane Mackenzie is a soulful storyteller, and her documentary, Are You Hearing Me?, is a celebration of the indomitability of the feminine spirit. A vitally important work as the paradigm shifts and the feminine aspect finally comes to prominence.
Genevieve Anderson is a writer, director, producer, artist, and academic. Her short films have played at over 100 festivals worldwide, winning awards in Berlin, Seattle, Chicago, Rhode Island, Palm Springs, among many others, and have been broadcast on ARTE and IFC. Her most recent short, Too Loud A Solitude, is being developed as a feature with actor Paul Giamatti. She is a Rockefeller Media Artist Grant recipient and an Annenberg Fellow, and earned her MA from the USC School of Cinematic Arts. She was PM and Producer for world-renowned video artist Bill Viola for 15 years, producing work for the Biennale Venice, St. Paul Cathedral, London, The Deutsche Guggenheim, The Hamad International Airport, Qatar, among many others. In 2015 she left LA to raise her son on an 8-acre farm in Tubac, Arizona where she made art and film, raised chickens and ducks, and taught in the School of Film & TV at the University of Arizona. Arizona Public Media’s spotlight on Genevieve’s work, Forming the Formless, was nominated for an Emmy in 2017. She received a New Works Grant from the Tucson Arts Council in 2018 to develop Isolating Anima - a project on artificial intelligence and the creative impulse. DUSTWUN, her first feature, came from her experience living 20 miles from the Mexican border. She now lives back in Los Angeles with her son, Roman, and 140-lb. Rottweiler, Rocky.
Genevieve also seeks to create positive change through her entrepreneurship. Check out her startup, the WUNZ Supersuit, here: www.shopwunz.com