Lise Raven is a US/EU filmmaker. Her debut feature Low, set in the gritty world of the Brooklyn boxing scene, was screened internationally.
In 2000 Raven was awarded the prestigious DAAD Berliner Künstlerprogramm Artist Residency in Filmmaking and moved to Berlin where she also received a NIPKOW Fellowship. In 2003, she was selected for the Berlinale Talents. In 2004 Raven's feature film project, Snipe was chosen for the Moonstone Directing Lab, and received development funding from the Irish Film Board. Raven's 2007 film, Stride, told the story of a female combat soldier returning home to her tight-knit Philadelphia neighborhood.
In 2014 Raven wrote, produced and directed the award-winning feature Kinderwald, and in the summer of 2018, Raven wrote, produced and directed her newest feature film, Snaeland, which was filmed in Iceland and Berlin. Snaeland premiered in the summer of 2019 and is currently on the international festival circuit. Raven is a full-time Associate Professor in the Filmmaking BFA Program at Montclair State University, and she is a member of EWA, Primetime and Film Fatales. Lise Raven’s creative think tank is Noveltine /projects.