Mora Stephens’ latest feature film, ZIPPER, premiered at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival and was picked up for theatrical distribution by Alchemy. The film was produced by Darren Aronofsky, Mark Heyman and Scott Franklin through Protozoa Pictures, and stars Patrick Wilson, Lena Headey, Richard Dreyfuss, Ray Winstone, Dianna Agron, John Cho, Penelope Mitchell, Alexandra Breckenridge and Christopher McDonald. Mora’s debut feature film, CONVENTIONEERS, won the 2006 Independent Spirit Awards’ John Cassavetes Award for Best Low-Budget Feature, and was recently named by Indiewire as One of 20 Best American Political Films. The film premiered at the 2005 Tribeca Film Festival, and had its international premiere in Korea at the 2005 Pusan International Film Festival, and was released theatrically by Cinema Libre Studio. An alumna of NYU’s Graduate Film Program and Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Mora was featured in Film Independent’s “Reel Visionary: The Future of Independent Film” in Vanity Fair magazine. She collaborated on an original screenplay for director Rodrigo Garcia and has taught screenwriting at the Graduate Film Program at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts. Mora is a co-founder of Hyphenate Films. Currently as a director, Mora has upcoming projects in development with Silver Pictures, Sobini Films and Protozoa Pictures.