Sydney Relihan (she/they) is an asexual, aromantic Los Angeles-based filmmaker passionate about building community and lifting underrepresented voices. Rarely seeing herself in film and television, Sydney’s mission is to create more diverse, authentic, and accurate LGBTQIA+, mental health, and disability representation in front of and behind the camera. Most recently, Sydney made the award-winning independent television pilot SEX SHOP (2022) and numerous other short films where they’ve served as writer, director, producer, and composer. She graduated Summa Cum Laude from Cornell University with a B.A. in Performing & Media Arts and minors in Creative Writing and Psychology.