A Bend In The Road
About The Director
Eva Saunders is an award-winning visual storyteller and passionate entertainment professional from Germany with more than ten years of experience as a freelancer in photography, design and film. Her undergraduate thesis film, MOONLIT NIGHT, lead to an opportunity to study directing on a Scholarship of the Dean at the AFI Conservatory in the academic year 2013/2014. With her short film STRINGS OF HOPE and a feature length script about the topic in development, she graduated from UCLA Extension's Directing and Feature Film Writing Certificate programs in 2016. Since then, she has honed her storytelling skills in a professional environment as a short form content producer, writer and director, for example at Buzzfeed’s “Tasty” channel. She has won several awards for dramatic shorts like MY LAST RESPECTS and LOOKING BACK and won a 48-hour competition with the comedy short THE FIRST SUPPER. She was most recently recognized by the city of Los Angeles for her short film A PECULIAR SMELL - a comedy short about her beloved cat that won the Audience Award of their “On Location” competition in cooperation with New Filmmaker’s L.A.
Eva aspires to keep creating meaningful and personal stories in Los Angeles, where she currently resides.