Cyndi recently graduated from the American Film Institute in Los Angeles, with a Masters degree in Editing. Her AFI thesis film WAY IN RYE was nominated for a Student Academy Award for best narrative short, and was selected for the Palm Springs Short Film Festival, Camerimage and is currently continuing it's festival run. Her second thesis film DIRTY LAUNDRY was a semi-finalist for the Student Academy Award, and has received an ASC award, as well as screening at the prestigious Oberhausen Short Film Festival in Germany.
Prior to AFI, Cyndi enjoyed a successful career producing and editing promotional TV spots, documentaries and narrative films. In 2008, She won a best editing award at the Duke City Shootout, since then, she had edited several films including PLUSH, which screened at the 2011 Seattle International Film Festival and won 1st place for Horror Comedy at the Dragon*Con Film Festival. She is currently working on IN THE DARK, a feature length documentary film about coal miners in Serbia. Cyndi continues to search for projects that inspire her whether they are narrative or documentary film.