FAYE TSAKAS

 FILMMAKER



Faye is a documentary filmmaker based between Los Angeles and New York. She works as a director, documentary DP, and producer. Her directing work has been featured by Maryland Film Festival, Nowness, New Filmmakers NY, Vimeo Staff Picks, Boooooom.tv, The Film Shortage, and Maff.tv. 


She previously served as VP, Development & Production for Passage Pictures in which she overaw development and production alongside CEO Uri Singer. She was Director of Acquisitions & Production for independent film & television distribution company FilmRise, in which she championed the release of award winning documentary and narrative films including The Miseducation of Cameron Post, The Departure, Motherland, Dayveon, and Marjorie Prime. She produced Collegetown (2015) a narrative-doc hybrid feature film illuminating the social and financial pressures that determine choices made by debt-ridden U.S. college students. 

Faye served on the jury of the Bushwick Film Festival in 2019 and has participated in the IFP Project Forum, the Hot Docs Project Forum, and the Sheffield Doc Fest project MeetMarket.

Faye is currently pursuing an MFA in Documentary Film & Video at Stanford University.



Photograph by Stefan Weinberger