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Vanessa Meyer  

Vanessa is a filmmaker, performer, and educator based in Brooklyn, NY. She makes movies and performance pieces about complicated feelings and runs artist programs to help other people get their movies made. Her doctoral thesis work was a research-creation project that explored the construction of mother-daughter relationships in self-reflexive documentary and experimental autoethnography. She has worked at the festival and executive level in the independent film industry in Montreal and New York for over fifteen years.

Participant in the following FMS projects

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2020 - PhD Communication Studies, Concordia University
2010 – MA Media Studies, The New School
2007 – BA Communication Studies, Concordia University





2022 - Foot Trouble - Short Film, Directed by Vanessa Meyer - Premiered at Chattanooga Film Festival 

2023 - Little Scream - Live Performance, Written, Directed, Performed by Vanessa Meyer - For New Works?!: @ The Brick