Shaandiin Tome is a filmmaker from Albuquerque, New Mexico. Trained as an editor and cinematographer, she is a 2016 Sundance Full Circle Fellowship alumna, 2016 Sundance Programming Intern, and in May 2017, she was selected for the Sundance Native Filmmaker’s Lab Fellowship with her short film project Mud (Hashtl’ishnii). After making her award-winning short film, Mud (Hashtl’ishnii), it was selected to premiere in Competition at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival and is currently traveling the world on the film festival circuit.
A recent graduate of the University of New Mexico with a BFA in Film and Digital Media Production, she graduated cum laude and through her filmmaking passion hopes to continue her career creating art. She currently lives in Albuquerque, aiming to bring resonating imagery in convergence with story, illustrating her perspective as a Diné woman. Her unique perspective has allowed her to capture other trailblazers in the indigenous community.