2018 GUEST SPEAKERS
END OF THE LINE
Part of the Shatterbox initiative to promote women in film, Jessica Sanders, Eva Flodstrom and Shannon Gibson are the filmmakers responsible for the short film End of the Line, which premiered at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival.
SVFF alum Jessica Sanders is an Academy Award nominated, Sundance and Cannes Award-winning director and producer of narrative and documentary films. Following her success with Sundance-winning film After Innocence, Sanders’s short doc, Sing!, was nominated for an Academy Award. As an award-winning commercial director, Jessica has directed campaigns for Apple, Amazon, Samsung, Honda, Toyota, Procter & Gamble and many others.
Sanders is currently directing the adaptation of the New York Times Bestselling book, Picking Cotton.
Recipient of SVFF’s 2018 Pioneer Award, Bosworth is known for her roles in such films as Blue Crush, 21 and Superman Returns. She recently starred in National Geographic’s The Long Road Home and leads MGM’s upcoming drama, The Domestics.
ANAND VARMA AND JASON JAACKS
Award-winning photographer Anand Varma joins environmentalist photographer and filmmaker Jason Jaacks for a behind-the-scenes glimpse into wildlife and adventure photography. Known for his macro-photography techniques, Varma has been working with National Geographic since 2006. Jason’s work has been featured by National Geographic, Condé Nast Traveller, The New York Times, PBS and High Country News.