Shannon Sun-Higginson is a Philadelphia-based producer, director, and editor.
From 2010-2014, she worked as a producer for Zero Point Zero Production on such television programs as No Reservations on The Travel Channel and Parts Unknown on CNN. She also produced the political docuseries The Contenders for PBS. She currently works for All Ages Productions, where she produces and directs short form content for such clients as Disney, Hasbro, NBCUniversal, Comcast, and musician St. Vincent. She is currently producing the docuseries Philly D.A., which was funded by ITVS, premiered on Sundance, and will air on PBS in 2021.
Her first feature documentary GTFO, about women in the video game industry, was funded on Kickstarter, premiered at SXSW 2015, and has been featured in The New York Times, LATimes, and Variety, among other major publications. Flavorwire described the film as “brutally effective — intelligent, thought-provoking, and thorough.”
Her second documentary, The Witmans, about a juvenile fratricide case, premiered at the 2020 Philadelphia Film Festival, and is currently airing on the Discovery Channel.
Her third documentary, Losing Face, about beauty standards in South Korea, is currently in production.