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Hannah Peterson is a filmmaker based in Los Angeles. Filmmaker Magazine named her one of the “25 New Faces of Independent Film.” Her work has screened at Sundance Film Festival, MoMA, REDCAT, Tribeca Film Festival, and Slamdance Film Festival where she was awarded the AGBO fellowship for her short film, East of the River.

She holds an MFA in Film Directing from California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) and a BA in Screen Studies from the New School. Prior to her work as a director, Hannah mentored under filmmakers Sean Baker and Chloé Zhao.






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Hannah Peterson is an LA based writer and director. She is a graduate of the MFA program in Film Directing at California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) and has worked closely with filmmakers Sean Baker and Chloé Zhao. Filmmaker Magazine named Hannah as one of 25 new faces of independent film in 2018. Her film, East of the River, premiered at Tribeca Film Festival and Slamdance Film Festival 2019 where it won a jury honorable mention and Hannah was awarded the Russo brothers fellowship. Her work has been supported by the Sundance Institute, Tribeca Film Institute and SFFilm. Hannah directed the Emmy nominated original series Shook for Disney Channel, executive produced by the Duplass Brothers. Most recently, Hannah was awarded the 2019 Tribeca CHANEL Through Her Lens program grant.