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.
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 as “brutally effective — intelligent, thought-provoking, and thorough.”
Currently, she is working on long-form documentary projects in various stages of production. The Witman Project is a true crime series about a fratricide that took place in 1998 in rural Pennsylvania, which is set to air on Discovery Channel; Through Her Lens is a documentary about 8th grade girls in a slum in Nairobi; and All Look Same is a documentary about people who are challenging beauty standards in South Korea.