Phoebe Tooke, a native New Orleanian, is now a San Francisco based social worker turned filmmaker and video artist. She stays away from actors, so her work tends to be documentary and experimental in nature. She has had work screen at the Telluride Film Festival, Ann Arbor Film Festival, Silverdocs, Slamdance and the Black Maria Film Festival. She has received awards including a Student Academy Award from the Academy of Motion Pictures, a Golden Gate Award from the San Francisco International Film Festival and “Best Documentary Film” from the Documentary Film Institute. When not working on her own work, Phoebe can be found at the Exploratorium Museum working as a video producer. She received her MFA in Film Production from San Francisco State University in 2008.