Photos with Caryn Waechter
Originally from California and raised in Europe, Caryn Waechter is a director and photographer based in New York City and Los Angeles. She is a graduate of Columbia University's MFA film program where she concentrated in Directing. Once a classically trained dancer, Caryn compares her film work to choreography of images. Her CU thesis film GOD IS GOOD has garnered a number of awards including the New Line Cinema Award for Best Director, Columbia University Faculty Selects, Kodak Film Grant, Narrative Short Finalist at the IFP Market and Top Prize at the Chinese-American Film Festival. Read more... Ridley Scott and Kevin Macdonald's YouTube documentary LIFE IN A DAY, where her footage on one specific day was picked from 80,000 submissions and 4,500 hours. It premiered at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival. Her directorial debut feature film THE SISTERHOOD OF NIGHT premiered at the 2014 Woodstock Film Festival where she won Best Female Director Award from Tangerine Entertainment.