Shanna Riker is an NYC based female director, writer, and producer. She has bachelor's degrees in both Psychology and Theatre from Blue Mountain College. Shanna wrote, directed and produced the film "Dinner's at Four' for the Austin Arthouse quarantine 48 hour contest. She directed "Mouth-Breathers" for the 2019 NY48HFP, and wrote and directed "Drapeaux Rouges" as part of the 2019 MusicBed challenge. Shanna was the Associate Producer for "Daughters of Solanas," starring Alexis Floyd; directed by Anglele Cooper; produced as part of the Women's Weekend Film Challenge, which was nominated for Best Comedy at the Uptown Women's Festival. Shanna also has one independently published novel and play of the same name, Barbecue, Fried Chicken and Where's the Will? The first major short film Shanna directed and produced, The Leap, is currently at the start of its festival journey.