Talena Sanders
Bakken project funding
I'll be heading to South Dakota this summer to start work on an interactive documentary exhibition based on the Bakken oil fields experience with thanks to funding from the University of Montana.
Liahona streaming online
Liahona is now available to stream online via Doc Alliance Films. It is not available to stream within North America, but will be available to stream in my home continent soon!
Upcoming screening - Prospector
My new short film Prospector continues to tour around the US, after screening at Onion City Film Festival, Indie Grits Film Festival, and Milwaukee Underground Film Festival (as a part of Marika Borgeson's juror presentation). The film next screens in June at Oak Cliff Film Festival in Dallas.
Liahona wins CAMIRA jury prize at Play-Doc 2015
Had a wonderful time in Galicia screening at Play-Doc and learning about the Galician film scene. Met great new film friends, ate lots of octopus, and won my first ever film award for Liahona. The Cinema and Moving Image Research Assembly jury was made up of Pamela Cohn, Toni D'Angela, and Clara Martínez Malagelada. Thank you!
Job News
I'm excited to share that I will be serving as Assistant Professor of Media Arts at the University of Montana in Missoula, MT beginning in the fall 2014 semester.