A. SAYEEDA MORENO is an award winning director, screenwriter and proud native New Yorker. Her critically acclaimed, Futurestates.tv/PBS short, White, simultaneously premiered at SXSW and online at Futuresates.tv. White went on to screen at Tribeca Film Festival, BAMcinemaFest, MOCADA Museum, among other venues and internationally. The feature-length script White won the San Francisco Film Society Hearst Screenwriting Award, and was a 2018 Athena List winner. Sayeeda earned her MFA in Film from NYU where she was a dean’s fellow. She is a Film Independent and Sundance Women in Finance Fellow. Sayeeda was selected to be a participant in both the AT&T/Tribeca Untold Stories Pitch Competition and Tribeca All Access. Sayeeda is developing White and her feature film, I’m Not Down. Her current short, toy/tag/ break is included in Bushwick Beats, an anthology feature of short films by six directors, produced by Circle of Confusion. Sayeeda is an artist in residence at Bard College.