SHANE BORIS | PRODUCER
Shane Boris is a creative producer, focusing on films that push the boundaries of conventional forms in order to tell timeless stories. Most recently he produced THE EDGE OF DEMOCRACY, which premiered in the World Cinema Competition at the 2019 Sundance film festival, as well as the upcoming narrative film, WALDEN: LIFE IN THE WOODS starring Demián Bichir and featuring T.J. Miller. Other films include: ALL THESE SLEEPLESS NIGHTS (2016), which premiered at Sundance where it won Best Directing and, distributed by The Orchard, was acquired by Netflix. The creative nonfiction, OLMO AND THE SEAGULL (2015), premiered at Locarno and won Best Documentary at the Rio International Film Festival. FUCK FOR FOREST (2013), screened at festivals such as Rotterdam and SXSW, won Best Documentary at the Warsaw International Film Festival, and distributed by Dogwoof, was the most screened Polish Documentary of 2013. His first feature as a producer, YOU'RE LOOKING AT ME LIKE I LIVE HERE AND I DON'T (2010), appeared on PBS's Independent Lens and was called a “transfixing television experience” by The New York Times. In addition to making movies, Shane has been a startup cofounder, served as a writing consultant for authors, academics, and musicians, and has worked in strategy for global healthcare technology businesses, Native Alaskan non-profits, and Indian social enterprises.