Teasing story from hours of footage, making breaks where there are none, stitching picture and sound back together creating cinema that moves people, compels them to keep watching, to stay on the path with you, this is what I love to do.
Siobhan Dunne was born and raised in NYC. She began her film career as an assistant to the documentarian Frederick Wiseman and has gone on to work on various film and TV projects. In 2008 Siobhan edited and co-produced the award-winning documentary Hellfighters about the struggles of public high school football players in NYC. Hellfighters premiered at The Tribeca Film Festival and had its broadcast premiere on ESPN.
Siobhan has edited numerous narrative and documentaries films including Joel Fendelman's Needle Through Brick, Deborah Kampmeier's SPLiT and Cindy Kleine's film and immersive installation Dead Girl Vampire Cats. In 2018 she worked on Jane Gillooly's Where the Pavement Ends.
Most recently, Siobhan edited Tanaz Eshaghian's Meet The Syrians which is premiering on Al Jazeera in 2020 and is currently working on Therese Shechter's My So-Called Selfish Life. She has also edited numerous television shows for MTV and the Discovery network.
In addition to her editing work, Siobhan wrote and directed the narrative short STICKY, a coming of age story about teenage girls in Queens, NY. STICKY premiered at the Austin Film festival and played at festivals around the country. She is also the creative consultant for The Empathy Project, an educational program launched by NYU medical school that uses short films to teach empathy to medical students.
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