Ariana Gerstein has made many award-winning experimental films. Her most recent short, Alice Sees the Light, has recently been screened at the Images Festival in Toronto; Full Frame Documentary Film Festival; South by Southwest Music, Film, and Interactive Conferences and Festivals; SilverDocs; and the New York Film Festival. Hybrid, her collaboration with Montieth McCollum, won awards at International Film Festival in Amsterdam, Slamdance, and the Truer Than Fiction/Independent Spirit Award. She is also a visual artist who constructs glowing light box collages with outtakes from her filmic works. She teaches film and video production in the cinema department at the State University of New York (SUNY) at Binghamton.