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Stephanie Sellars Stephanie Sellars is a filmmaker, writer, and performer based in New York City. Creatively driven from an early age, she has embraced the arts in various forms throughout her life, from dancing, clarinet, drawing and poetry in her formative years to jazz singing, writing, acting, and directing as an adult. She is the founder and artistic director of Immortality Productions LLC, a production company producing provocative film and theatrical projects that explore art, sexuality, and spirituality.

Stephanie’s wrote, co-directed, produced and starred in the feature film Lust Life Love, also starring Jake Choi and featuring Bill Irwin in a supporting role. She recently released her debut jazz vocal album Girl Who Loves with pianist Tadataka Unno, bassist James Cammack, and drummer Brian Fishler. The album features vocalist Tony Middleton on two duets.

Stephanie's award-winning short films have screened internationally at film festivals and on Independent Film Channel. She is the writer, producer and star of the comedy web series Lust Life on YouTube. Stephanie was a columnist for New York Press (2006-2007). Her writing has also appeared in Entropy, Moviemaker and Go Magazine, and she recently completed her first novel. She has performed and shown her work at numerous venues and festivals, among them: The Triad, Laurie Beechman Theatre, The Duplex, Cornelia Street Café, National Arts Club, Lincoln Center Walter Reade Theater, Anthology Film Archives, Outfest, Frameline, Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival, DC Shorts, Cinekink, and Park Theatre & Tivoli in Norway. She was awarded residencies at Yaddo and Vermont Studio Center, is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Gettysburg College and has a MFA in Film from Columbia University School of the Arts. She is currently a MFA student of creative non-fiction at Bennington Writing Seminars.

A passionate animal activist, Stephanie is the creator and three-time producer of Catbaret, an annual cabaret variety show benefit for Anjellicle Cats Rescue. She is also an active supporter of International Fund for Animal Welfare and Best Friends Animal Society.