Jody Stillwater is a writer, director & creative technologist from San Francisco.  His films + projects are based in dream logic and tactile reality, with a modern/transforming approach to visual semiotics, grounded in realism and classical narrative.  

He has screened films at Mutek SF, Marfa Film Festival, ISEA 2019 in South Korea, Choreoscope Int’l Dance Film Festival in Barcelona, Denver Film Festival, Bucharest Int’l Dance Film Festival, Copenhagen Fashion Film Festival, performed & installed multiple new media projects at Gray Area Foundation for the Arts, has participated in various multi-disciplinary labs such as the Tribeca Film Festival Hacks Lab (incorporating film + technology), the San Francisco Dance Film Festival Co-Lab (built around choreography + film), appeared as a featured guest on Asian Pacific America with Robert Handa on NBC and was selected as the featured film artist at APAture 2018.  He works in multiple mediums and holds a BA in Film & Digital Media from UC Santa Cruz.

Stillwater is also a location sound recordist, and films he has recorded have screened at Sundance, Edinburgh Film Festival, SXSW, Chicago International, Tribeca and SFIFF.  He has made films in the Netherlands, Colombia, Austria, India, Chile, Slovenia, the UK and across the United States.
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