2024 FESTIVALApr 10-20, 2024Lansing, MI
  • Shane McSauby

Shane McSauby

Artist Information

ishkwaazhe Shane McSauby is a citizen of the Kchi Wiikwedong Anishinaabek (Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians.) He was born and raised in Grand Rapids, Michigan where received a Bachelor’s Degree in filmmaking at Grand Valley State University in December of 2015. He earned his MFA in writing and directing from NYU Tisch School of the Arts in September of 2023.
In 2016, Shane became the first Sundance Institute & Native Arts and Cultures Foundation Fellow for his script Mino Bimaadiziwin which included participating in the Sundance Institute’s Native Filmmakers Lab in Santa Fe, NM. His films have screened in tribal communities and film festivals around the world including Aspen Shortsfest, Vancouver International Film Festival, the Smithsonian Museum and Maoriland Film Festival.