Director Biography – Shantel Hansen (HER TURF)

Documentary Short Film Festival

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As a first time director and producer, Shantel Hansen loves to identify and film subcultures that unwittingly impact the larger community. Hansen seeks to visually redefine subjects through storytelling that examines existing power structures and shakes up stereotypes reinforced by the media. Everybody has a story, and for Hansen, it’s finding an everyday person who is doing exceptional, groundbreaking work with humility and grit that you’d never otherwise hear about and telling their story.

 

Director Statement

 

When I conceived this project in 2014, I didn’t know any female referees or how they trained and were hired. I had to go out and find them. In 2015, I attended the National Sports Officiating Summit in St. Louis, MO, where I met conference directors, Referee Magazine staff, and several NFL, NBA and NCAA referees. But no matter how many people I spoke with, no one knew any female officials; in…

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Director Biography – Shantel Hansen (HER TURF)

Documentary Short Film Festival

2f3f80389b headshot

As a first time director and producer, Shantel Hansen loves to identify and film subcultures that unwittingly impact the larger community. Hansen seeks to visually redefine subjects through storytelling that examines existing power structures and shakes up stereotypes reinforced by the media. Everybody has a story, and for Hansen, it’s finding an everyday person who is doing exceptional, groundbreaking work with humility and grit that you’d never otherwise hear about and telling their story.

 

Director Statement

 

When I conceived this project in 2014, I didn’t know any female referees or how they trained and were hired. I had to go out and find them. In 2015, I attended the National Sports Officiating Summit in St. Louis, MO, where I met conference directors, Referee Magazine staff, and several NFL, NBA and NCAA referees. But no matter how many people I spoke with, no one knew any female officials; in…

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