STEVEN SCHARDT (WRITER/DIRECTOR) is an independent filmmaker. His producing credits include Humpday (Sundance 2009, Cannes Directors’ Fortnight 2009), The Oregonian (Sundance 2011), Your Sister’s Sister (Toronto 2011, Sundance 2012), Touchy Feely (Sundance 2013), and Men Go to Battle (Tribeca 2015). He wrote and directed the short Cavalier (SXSW 2013), and co-wrote and co-directed the film Treatment (Tribeca 2012) with Sean Nelson.
More recently, he collaborated with Seattle artists Zoe Scofield & Juniper Shuey on a dance piece for dome and 360, Experiments Nos. 1-3, and Will Oldham a.k.a. Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy on two music experiences in VR. Auto is his first narrative film in VR; it premiered at the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival and played at NEXT in Cannes. He is a graduate of Harvard College and lives in Louisville, Kentucky.
His next project is a speculative fiction series for mobile, VR and AR.