SHARON SHATTUCK is a documentary filmmaker and animator. She is the co-founder of SWEET FERN PRODUCTIONS, and the co-creator of the New York Times Op-Docs series, 'Animated Life,' an ongoing series that highlights moments of scientific discovery throughout history. She has worked on several award-winning documentary films and shorts, including the Emmy-nominated feature, THE CITY DARK, which aired on PBS’s POV series in 2012, THE SEARCH FOR GENERAL TSO, which premiered at Tribeca Film Festival in 2014, and WHALE FALL, a Sweet Fern short that took the web by storm in 2012. Her work has appeared in the New York Times, PBS, Slate, Vice, ProPublica, and Radiolab, and she's a contributing blogger at The Huffington Post and The Advocate. She’s currently directing her first feature documentary, WHERE THE MARSH MEETS THE LAKE. She has degrees in environmental science and journalism.