Hannah Whisenant is a filmmaker and photographer from the Texas hill country who has a passion for storytelling through the use of images. She graduated with a BS in Radio Television and Film from the University of Texas at Austin in May 2016. Her short narrative film, Makeup (2015), which explores the complexities of female maturation within a broken household, played at festivals such as SXSW 2017, Palm Springs Adjacent Festival,The Chain NYC Festival, SouthSide Film Festival and was shortlisted for the 2016 Bath Film Festival IMDb New Filmmaker Award. After graduation she traveled by herself in South America for four months, improving upon her Spanish and taking agency over her ambition and independence. She identifies as a cis-gendered woman and intersectional feminist. It is her ambition to explore the nuances of socio-political issues and to not prescribe to the ideals of one set political party. Having grown up in white liberal family, in a small conservative town, she has found herself dissecting her own upbringing and strives to challenge her views and inherent privileges on a daily basis. Currently based out of Brooklyn, Hannah aims to continue telling creative and collaborative stories with a focus on women issues and social equality. She wrote and directed another short film called Lines (2017) that is currently in post production. The film reveals the blurred lines of consent and sexuality that comes with being a young woman exploring her sexual encounters.