Films by Filmmaker
Karen Skloss works as a filmmaker and visual artist. Her films and video installations have been shown in festivals internationally including the Cannes Film Festival and International Film Festival Rotterdam. Her artwork has been exhibited at nationally juried shows such as New American Talent, curated by Dan Cameron senior curator The New Museum New York, and the triennial 22 to Watch at the Austin Museum of Art. Sunshine, which premiered at the South by Southwest Film Festival and was nationally broadcast on PBS's Emmy Award winning series, Independent Lens, is her first documentary feature as director.
Karen’s work as an editor for documentary film has been released theatrically across the USA and Europe; as well as shown on PBS, HBO, and in the MoMA. Some feature titles include Atomic Ed & the Black Hole, (dir. Ellen Spiro), Be Here to Love Me (dir. Margaret Brown), Dirt (dir. Jeff Bowden), Writ Writer (dir. Susanne Mason), and Taken by Storm (dir. Roddy Bogawa). She also works in television, commercials and occasionally lectures at The University of Texas. She received an MFA from the University of Texas at Austin in studio art in 2005 and a bachelor’s in radio, television, and film from The University of Texas in 1999.