Director Biography – Theresa Desautels (YOU HANDSOME DOG)

Theresa is an experienced documentary film editor with a niche focus in short-doc and commercial editing. She is committed to amplifying underrepresented voices in the media and finding the most effective and compelling ways to tell someone’s story. Her expertise lies in Documentary Filmmaking with 10 + years experience working on various films in the SF Bay Area. She has been an associate producer for PBS Frontline documentaries like “Death By Fire” and assistant editor on feature documentaries such as “An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth To Power.” She has edited music videos, short films, and commercials for broadcast viewing.

Theresa is currently working as a freelance video editor in Seattle, WA while pursuing her own short documentary projects.


Director Statement

During a time of global collective grief due to the lives lost to COVID-19, I hope this short film about my grandfather and grief can provide some connection and comfort to those who are seeking it.

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