Caryn Waechter is a film director / photographer based in New York City and Los Angeles. She is a graduate of Columbia University’s MFA film program where she concentrated in Directing. Her first short film BEAT, shot guerilla-style on super 8 film in underground NYC clubs, marked her voice as “bold, mysterious and musically-driven.” Her awards include New Line Cinema Award for Best Director for her short film God is Good and Best Female Director from Tangerine Entertainment for her directorial debut feature film The Sisterhood of Night (2015) starring Kal Penn, Georgie Henley, Kara Hayward and Olivia DeJonge about teen girls finding their way through the digital age. On the day of its theatrical release, The New York Times raved: “Caryn Waechter, the director, is impressive here in her first feature.” Waechter is currently in post with her second feature titled Followers, a horror film about the horrors and isolation of social media — produced by Hyde Park Entertainment and Gunpowder & Sky.