Aliza Brugger is an award winning, Los Angeles / New York City based screenwriter, director and editor originally from Nebraska. She received her MFA in filmmaking from Columbia University and has since written, directed and edited features, TV pilots and award-winning short films that have screened in festivals all over the world. She has also worked on music videos, commercials and web content. Aliza enjoys exploring themes of sexuality, nature, family and social class. Her goal as a filmmaker is to create stories that connect viewers to the image and to each other.