Denise Ohio is a writer, producer, director, DP, location audio technician, editor, and composer, and often does all of these jobs on her DV projects. In 1996, she made one of the first digital video features in the world. Amazing World has screened in film festivals in Montevideo, Montreal, Toronto, Paris, London, and Philadelphia. Ohio sold the home video rights to Northern Arts/Naiad in 1997 and pay-per-view rights in August 2000.
Between gigs as a marketing consultant, writer, DP, and camera operator, Ohio made Family Business, a documentary. Working as producer, director, DP, location audio mixer, grip, gaffer, editor, and soundtrack composer on the project, she shot DV and 16mm, and handled postproduction in her home video-editing suite.
In addition to making movies, she is a published novelist and has been compared to William Faulkner and Tennessee Williams. Currently, she is in preproduction on her next documentary/book project, Verona.
To find out more about her work, please visit http://www.holytoledo.com