A. Sayeeda Moreno
Artist in Residence, Film and Electronic Arts
Primary Academic Program: Film and Electronic Arts
Biography:BA, Empire State University of New York, New York City; MFA, New York University; additional studies at NYU’s Actor’s Studio Drama School. Professor Moreno is a director and screenwriter whose works have screened at SXSW, Tribeca Film Festival, BAMCinemaFest, and Rome International Film Festival, among other venues. Her short film White—the inspiration for her San Francisco Film Society/Hearst Screenwriting Grant feature-length script—was funded by ITVS for Futurestates.tv, a series of independent minifeatures, and was also available at PBS.org. Another short film, Sin Salida, aired on HBO/HBO Latino for two years and was a finalist at the American Black Film Festival. The Grey Woman premiered at Lincoln Center and won the Hallmark Channel short film competition. Additional films include I’m Not Down, Bina, Knock Knock, Rolling, and Bushwick Beats, an anthology of short films by six directors that is in postproduction. She previously taught at Montclair State University and City University of New York, and served as lecturer at Cornell University, Williams College, and Marist College, and as teaching artist at The Pelham Picture House. At Bard since 2018.