Stephanie Falkeis is an Austrian writer, director and producer based in New York City. She was recently selected as a BAFTA Newcomer and is an alum of the Telluride Film Festival Symposium and the Innsbruck Film Festival Talent Campus.
Her historical limited series 'The Invisible Sister' received the 'Heldinnen in Serie' screenwriting award and development funding from FISA Austria. Her experimental and narrative short films have screened internationally in cinemas, galleries, festivals and online. She is a published writer in German and English. From 2015-2018 Stephanie curated the bilateral Austrian American Short Film Festival, which she also co-founded. 
Stephanie is currently completing her MFA at Columbia University’s Graduate Film Program on a Fulbright Fellowship. She served as Annette Insdorf’s teaching assistant for Film History and is the Co-Chair of Columbia Women in Film.