Fern Silva (1982, USA/Portugal) is a filmmaker who began his career as an editor and cinematographer in NYC. His early films were centered on his relationship to Portugal and have since expanded, underlining the influence of global industry on culture and the environment. For over a decade, his 16mm films have been screened widely in festivals, museums, and cinematheques including the New York, Toronto, Berlin, Locarno, Rotterdam, and Hong Kong International Film Festivals, MOMA, New Museum, Anthology Film Archive, and the Harvard Film Archive. They've been awarded prizes from the Ann Arbor Film Festival, 25FPS, Zinebi, and an Agora Award from the Thessaloniki International Film Festival. His work has been featured in publications including Cinema Scope, Film Comment, and the New York Times. He's taught filmmaking at various institutions including the University of Illinois at Chicago, Bard College, and Bennington College and has received support from the Jerome Foundation, New York Foundation for the Arts, MacDowell, and the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study as well as the Film Study Center at Harvard University. He studied film at the Massachusetts College of Art and Bard College and is currently based in Greece and the US.

Rock Bottom Riser | 2021 70mins.

The Watchmen | 2017 10mins.

Ride Light Lightning, Crash Like Thunder | 2017 8.5mins.

Scales in the Spectrum of Space | 2015 7mins.

Wayward Fronds | 2014 13mins.

Tender Feet | 2013 10mins.

Concrete Parlay | 2012 18mins.

Passage Upon the Plume | 2011 6.45mins.

Peril of the Antilles | 2011 5.45mins.

In the Absence of Light, Darkness Prevails | 2010 13mins.

Servants of Mercy | 2010 14mins.

Sahara Mosaic | 2009 10mins.

After Marks | 2008 7mins.

Spinners | 2008 7mins.

Notes from a Bastard Child | 2007 9mins.