Chicago, Illinois, United States
Shira Baron is a director and producer based in Chicago. She is passionate about fostering human connection through unlikely interactions. She approaches storytelling through hybrid-genre filmmaking. Her most recent micro-short documentary, De Sol A Sol (2020), won the Horizon Award, an international competition for rising female filmmakers that grants two winners the opportunity to be screened at Sundance. Shira is experienced in managing large and small sets, overseeing operation of a film shoot, and communicating with her production team during all stages of the filmmaking process. Shira is a graduate of film studies and Art and Design at The University of Michigan.