Lisa Ginsburg
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Lisa Ginsburg is an accomplished film director, writer, and editor, whose work pushes the envelope, challenges societal prejudice, as well as delights and entertains. Her early work, “Override,” a narrative music video, along with other award-winning dramatic shorts, became audience favorites in queer film festivals globally. Jamie Babbitt, acclaimed director of "But I’m a Cheerleader”, awarded Lisa the highly competitive inaugural PowerUP! Grant to direct a dramatic short starring Ione Skye and Scout Taylor-Compton. In addition to Lisa’s directing work, she is also an insightful editor, crafting layered, emotionally impactful narratives with exceptional music and sound design. Her editing of Dee Mosbacher's “Radical Harmonies”, a documentary which chronicles the Women's Music Cultural Movement, won Audience Favorite and Best Soundtrack awards. Ginsburg is also a published author. Her cover story for Asian Jewish Life, “Worlds Apart in Singapore,” became a viral online sensation in Singapore and is featured in multiple news broadcasts and heritage exhibits. Einstein’s well-documented and photographed visit with Ginsburg’s family was included in the Einstein Paper Project’s publication of Einstein’s travel diaries. Lisa is currently in development on a dramatic television series, "Waringa Hill”, based upon the saga of her family’s emigration from Eastern Europe to Colonial Singapore. Lisa Ginsburg is committed to promoting diversity and inclusivity in the film industry.

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