About

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Shannon is a filmmaker with strong interests in writing, producing, and directing. Her storytelling style is influenced by her intersectional interests in social/cultural issues, the environment, and the arts. She is passionate about creating impactful and consciousness-raising documentary and narrative works that inspire social change.

Her most recent short documentary project, Musecology, explores the world of violin and bow-making and the reliance of these industries on the stewardship of and appreciation of a collection of international natural resources. The film explores our intimate relationship to music as consumers and how nature contributes to its production and diversity.

Shannon holds an MFA in Film & Electronic Media from American University and a BA in Biology from Cornell University. She is based in the Washington, D.C. region.