Yaara Sumeruk’s films have played at The Locarno International Film Festival, Camden Film Festival, First Look, and many others. She taught Directing the Actor at The Feirstein Graduate School of Cinema, screenwriting at The New School and Introduction to Filmmaking at Princeton University. Her film script Ringo is published by Bloomsbury press. She was invited to be the 2021/2022 artist lead for UnionDocs’ CoLab, and is the recipient of the NYC Artist Corp Grant, the NYSCA Arts Grant, the Jewish Story Partners Grant and The Princeton University lecturer grant. She is a MacDowell fellow and a Torino Film Lab fellow. Yaara is an accomplished commercial director, having directed commercials for clients such as Puma, Grammarly, Garden of Life and many other brands.