Parasites: A User's Guide

Filmmaker

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Sharon Shattuck is a producer/director/animator with Sweet Fern Productions, a fledgling independent production company she founded.  She is also a member of the creative team at Wicked Delicate Films (King Corn, Truck Farm, The City Dark).  Sharon’s directorial debut, the short Parasites: A User’s Guide, premiered in 2010 at the Traverse City Film Festival, before going on to screen at the Camden International Film Festival, the Michigan Film Festival, and the International Science Film Festival.  Her short animated film Whale Fall (2011) was unveiled on radiolab.org and is screening in festivals during the 2012 season. Sharon has recent animation credits with PBS, ProPublica, the WNYC shows Radiolab and On The Media, and with documentaries including The City Dark, Truck Farm, The Search For General Tso, Missing Modernist, and The Greening of Qatar.  She's currently working on an as-yet-untitled film about LGBT families.