About the Author

Kristy Higby
Blurbarian Since November 2010
Name Kristy Higby
My Web Site www.mountainTEAstudios.com
Location Alexander, NC
Gender Female
My Occupation Filmmaker
My Bio Her short documentary, Flag Day, received a juror’s honorable mention this June at the 2005 AFI/Discovery Channel SILVERDOCS Documentary Conference and Filmfest held in Silver Spring, Md; and a Jury’s Citation at the 25th Black Maria Film and Video Festival in Jersey City, NJ 2006.W.W. Norton chose Flag Day, for inclusion on a Norton Sociology textbook DVD. Her short documentary, Bowl Digger, received a Director’s Choice award at the 2007 Black Maria Film Festival and a Best Documentary award at the 2007 Dam Short Film Festival in Boulder City, Nevada. It was juried into the 3-month long Make it New exhibition at the Asheville Art Museum, Asheville, NC, during the summer of 2007 and toured with the 2007-2008 Short Circuit Traveling Film Festival Sponsored by the Southern Arts Federation.