about

Rebecca Shoptaw is a recent college grad (Yale '18) and filmmaker. She is the writer and director - and cinematographer and producer and editor - behind a number of award-winning short films featuring LGBTQ+ characters, released digitally on YouTube, along with the critically-acclaimed web series "Middlemarch: The Series."

Her work has been featured in publications such as The New Yorker, Le Monde, and i-D magazine, and screened in festivals such as NewFest, the North Carolina Gay and Lesbian Film Festival, and the Melbourne Web Fest. 

She loves telling the kinds of stories that don't usually get told, and is always looking for new stories to tell and new ways to tell them.