Martha Shane

Co-Director/Producer, After Tiller
Nominated for: Best Documentary

MARTHA SHANE is a Brooklyn-based filmmaker. From 2006 to 2008, she co-directed, produced and co-edited the feature documentary Bi the Way, which had its premiere at the SXSW film festival in 2008 and debuted on MTV’s LOGO channel in summer 2009. Subsequently, Shane worked as a freelance editor, producer and cinematographer for projects ranging from a short documentary about a community health center in post-Katrina New Orleans to an experimental film about the Japanese writer Osamu Dazai. After Tiller is her second feature documentary. Shane is currently co-directing The Mystery of Marie Jocelyne, a suspense-filled feature documentary that unravels the many mysteries surrounding alleged con artist and former film festival director Marie Castaldo. Shane graduated from Wesleyan University in 2005 with a BA in Film Studies.