Monica Zinn is an award-winning documentary filmmaker whose films Perfection about eating disorders, and Self Inflicted about Non Suicidal Self Injury, are educationally distributed worldwide by Human Relations Media. Self Inflicted won a Bronze Telly, while Perfection screened at film festivals around the country, winning Best Documentary at the Virginia Student Film Festival. Zinn’s work has been covered by various media outlets, including The Washington Post and Wired.com.
Her film style focuses heavily on intimate interviews and creative visualizations of internal experience, and is typically void of strong narration, instead focusing on the voices of the subjects.
She has worked on other documentaries such as Matthew Cooke’s Survivors Guide to Prison, Brad Coley’s Our Little Roses Film and Amy Berg’s newest docu-series for HBO.
She is currently an apprentice with filmmakers Matt Wyatt and Adam Kurland of Daughter & Sons where she is working on various film projects.