Ariel Baska is an award-winning, multiply disabled horror and documentary filmmaker. Her horror short about medical gaslighting, Our First Priority, won the Disability Advocacy Award from Superfest Disability Film Festival, and was an Official Selection of FrightFest and Final Girls Berlin, among many others. Her first animated short film, she’s never been a bird before, screened at the Engauge Experimental Film Festival. Additionally, she was a speaker at SXSW in 2022 and has produced several projects, both narrative and documentary, including Mike Mignola: Drawing Monsters, which premiered at Chattanooga Film Festival. She is the founder, co-host and executive producer of Ride the Omnibus, a podcast and non-profit parked at the intersection of pop culture and social justice.
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