Shaandiin Tome

Shaandiin Tome is an award-winning filmmaker from Albuquerque, New Mexico. Trained as an editor and cinematographer, she is a 2016 Sundance Full Circle Fellowship alumna, 2016 Sundance Programming Intern, and in May 2017, she was selected for the Sundance Native Filmmaker’s Lab Fellowship with her short film project MUD (Hashtl’ishnii). After making MUD (Hashtl’ishnii) it was selected to premiere in Competition at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival and traveled the world on the film festival circuit. A recent graduate of the University of New Mexico with a BFA in Film and Digital Media Production, she graduated cum laude and through her filmmaking passion hopes to continue her career creating art. She was recently awarded the MAST fellowship through the Salt Lake Film Society for writing her feature film. She currently lives in Albuquerque, aiming to bring resonating imagery in convergence with story, illustrating her perspective as a Diné woman.