Monica Zinn is an award-winning L.A. based filmmaker whose documentary 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 in 2015, while Perfection screened at seven film festivals around the world, winning Best Documentary at the Virginia Student Film Festival in 2012. The first episode in her docu-series "PSYCHED" entitled "Comics" won an Award of Recognition at the Impact Docs awards in 2019. Her work has been covered byThe Los Angeles Times, The Washington Post and Wired, and she has spoken at the University of Virginia, the University of Mary Washington, and gave a guest lecture on Post-Traumatic Growth at the Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism at the University of Southern California, her alma mater. She directed her first narrative film "Kept" in February of 2019, and is currently writing her first feature.