Lisanne Sartor is an award-winning writer/director whose short film “Six Letter Word” screened at over fifty worldwide film festivals, including Telluride. She’s written and will direct the feature version of “Six Letter Word.” In 2012, she was one of eight women selected for the prestigious AFI Directing Workshop for Women. In 2016, she was one of forty women to receive a renowned Hedgebrook residency and one of nine writers to be a WGA Feature Writer Access Honoree. In 2017, she was one of twenty-five women to be selected for the AFI-Fox Bridge Program, designed to get more women directing studio features. She was a DGA assistant director and has a UCLA MFA in Screenwriting. Her original screenplay, “Cleaverville” aired on Lifetime as an MOW. She is Board President of the CineStory Foundation, a screenwriting non-profit, and an instructor at the UCLA Professional Screenwriting Program.