Lise Raven is an award winning filmmaker (writer/director) who enjoys making both narrative and documentary films. Raven received an MFA in Film and Television from NYU's Tisch School of the Arts, and her first feature film, LOW, screened in over 30 international film festivals. In 1995 she helped to found the SLAMDANCE FILM FESTIVAL, after which she wrote and directed three films for the SHOWTIME Cable network.
In 2000 Raven moved to Berlin, Germany after being awarded the DAAD Berliner Künstlerprogramm Artist Residency in Film. While in Europe, Raven’s feature film project, SNIPE, was funded by the Irish Film Board. Between 2004-2009 Raven also ran an international summer program for teenage filmmakers in Paris at LA FEMIS, the French National Film School. In 2011 she worked with the Philadelphia Museum of Art to create a short video which screened in the ROBERTO CAPUCCI: ART INTO FASHION exhibition. Currently Raven is in pre-production for her next feature film, KINDERWALD, which will shoot in September of 2012. Raven is also an Assistant Professor at Drexel University, in the Department of Cinema and Television.