About the team

Sierra Urich (Director) is an artist and filmmaker. With a background in traditional fine art, her work spans many mediums, integrating animation, installation, and video art into her films. She received her BFA in Illustration and Film/Animation from the Rhode Island School of Design in 2013. In 2017 she was awarded the Emerging Artist Scholarship as an artist-in-residence at The Banff Centre for the Arts, and a Sundance Nonfiction Directors Residency Fellow 2018. Urich’s mixed-media thesis short Through The Tubes, premiered at San Francisco Independent Film Festival 2014 and won Jury’s Choice 1st Prize at the Black Maria Film Festival. Urich works as a set dresser and editor, and keeps an active studio art practice.

Joonam is a Cinereach grantee.

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