Crescent is a visual storyteller, at times stricken with an overload of ideas she has been diagnosed with a rare form of critical thinking disorder. Fortunately, as lead editor at Corduroy, she uses her imaginative prowess to edit compelling videos that resonate with viewers. Crescent’s discerning eye gives Corduroy Media projects authentic flavor and attention to detail. Crescent started her filmmaking career at 10 years old, directing and staring in TV shows she and her siblings created on her mom’s VHS camera. In college, she learned to edit on tape to tape systems, 16mm film and on the first versions of Premiere and Avid.
Crescent is now an award-winning filmmaker and editor whose documentaries are distributed internationally. She produced the feature documentary, THE HERETICS, (2009), which premiered at MOMA, NY and has screened at hundreds of film festivals and on television. Her 2013 film, Performing Girl, won several awards, including the Grand Jury Award for Best Documentary Short at the Outfest LA. Crescent holds a Master of Fine Arts in Cinema and has taught filmmaking and editing at San Francisco State University and Hampshire College.