Favorite Movies: Volver, Talk to Her, I Heart Huckabees, The Royal Tenenbaums, Stranger Than Fiction
Dacia Sáenz is a filmmaker and storyteller from Austin, Texas where she worked in television and documentary productions for CNBC, PBS, and the Sundance Foundation. Since her move to Seattle, Dacia has earned her Masters of Communication in Digital Media from the University of Washington, debuted three short films at the 2012, 2013, and 2016 Seattle International Film Festivals, and taken home the Audience Choice Award at the Seattle Center’s Next Fifty film festival. She has also collaborated on international documentary projects on behalf of the Seattle Globalist and the University of Washington’s Center for Human Rights. Dacia currently spends her days pretending to be a wizard on the After Effects team at Adobe, and exploring the mind blowing possibilities of immersive storytelling in Virtual Reality. In her free time, she enjoys playing synthesizers and rockin’ the bass in her This American Life tribute band, Ira’s Glasses.