Paula Eiselt
Paula eiselt

Paula Eiselt is an independent filmmaker and graduate of NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts with a double major in Film Production and Cinema Studies. 93Queen is her feature directorial debut. In April 2018, 93Queen World Premiered at the world renowned Hot Docs Canadian International Film Festival. Later in 2018, 93Queen will have a theatrical release and PBS/POV broadcast with support by the NYC Mayor's office Made in NY program. 93Queen will also be broadcast in Europe on the highly prestigious ARTE/SWR, as well as YesDoc in Israel in 2019. 93Queen won the top inaugural first look Pitch Fund prize at the 2017 Hot Docs Forum. Eiselt's work has been supported by the Independent Television Service (ITVS); the Sundance Institute Documentary Film Program with support from Open Society Foundations and Just Films | Ford Foundation; the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA); Fork Films; the Gucci Tribeca Documentary Fund, with support from the Oath Foundation; the International Documentary Association Pare Lorentz Documentary Fund; Picture Motion; the Hartley Film Foundation; the Independent Filmmaker Project (IFP); and Women Make Movies (WMM). Most recently, Eiselt was invited to join the a highly selective POV/Wyncote Filmmaker Fellows cohort at the PBS Annual Meeting in May 2018. In 2017, Eiselt also had the great privilege of being selected as a Creative Producing Fellow for the 2017 Sundance Creative Producing Summit and was also a 2016 IFP Documentary Lab fellow.