Private Project

Segmented Sleep

Segmented Sleep is collaboration between three filmmakers: Christina Schnabel, Rie Ito-Hiraka, and Mira Steinzor. It is a series of three short films focused on femininity, various states of consciousness, and magical realism.

  • Mira Steinzor
    Director
  • Christina Schnabel
    Director
  • Rie Ito-Hiraka
    Director
  • Mira Steinzor
    Producer
  • Christina Schnabel
    Producer
  • Rie Ito-Hiraka
    Producer
  • Sandrine Delattre
    Key Cast
  • Victoria Suzanne
    Key Cast
  • Marija A. Silk
    Key Cast
  • Project Type:
    Experimental, Short
  • Runtime:
    9 minutes 9 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    May 1, 2017
  • Production Budget:
    720 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
Director Biography - Mira Steinzor, Christina Schnabel, Rie Ito-Hiraka

Rie Ito-Hiraka

Rie is a freelance film/video editor originally from Japan. She studied French Literature at the Gakusyuin University in Tokyo, where she was influenced by a French novelist, Marguerite Duras. In 2006, she studied filmmaking at the City College of New York where she directed the film “Naked Dolls” and won the award for Best Experimental Short. In addition to working for corporate & promotional videos, she has started working on documentaries in 2013 and edited 19 episodes for a weekly 24-minutes documentary series for DaAi TV, the Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation's television station in Taiwan. She currently lives in Japan.

Mira Steinzor

Mira Steinzor is from Burlington, Vermont. She attended the BFA Film and Video Program at the City College of New York, where her thesis film The Sorceress won best technical production in their student award ceremony. She lives in Manhattan and works at City College in their MPS Branding + Communications Program, and as a freelance photographer/videographer.

Christina Schnabel

Christina Schnabel has only ever really thrived surrounded by water. She was born and raised in Guam, living in a culture at odds between its matrilineal origins and its inescapable ties to American colonialism. Christina attended City College of New York and received a BFA in Film and Video. She still resides in NYC and works at Vimeo in Quality Assurance. She is in the annoying stages of a major breakthrough and believes that capitalism is inherently violent.

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