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. His most recent, ALL THESE SLEEPLESS NIGHTS (2016), premiered at Sundance where it won Best Directing in the International Documentary Competition. The creative nonfiction, OLMO AND THE SEAGULL (2015), co-produced by Zentropa Entertainments, premiered at Locarno, won Best Documentary at the Rio International Film Festival, and enjoyed wide theatrical release in multiple territories. FUCK FOR FOREST (2013) screened at festivals such as Rotterdam and SXSW, won Best Documentary at the Warsaw International Film Festival, and was the most screened Polish Documentary of 2013. His first feature documentary as a producer, YOU'RE LOOKING AT ME LIKE I LIVE HERE AND I DON'T (2010), appeared on several seasons of PBS's Independent Lens and continues to be used as an educational resource across the world. 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. He received his BA from Oberlin College and his MA from Jawaharlal Nehru University.