Allison Otto is an Emmy-nominated, award-winning documentary filmmaker, cinematographer, and visual journalist. Her documentary short, The Love Bugs, was recently shortlisted for a 2019 IDA Award, and she is a 2019 recipient of the SFFILM Catapult Film Fellowship, a 2019 finalist for a Heartland Emmy for Outstanding Human Interest Special, a 2018 and 2013 Telluride Mountainfilm Commitment grant recipient and a 2018 Roy W. Dean grant winner. Allison’s documentary shorts have won Audience Choice and Jury Awards at film festivals around the world. Her first film, Keeper of the Mountains (2013), screened more than 500 times in 32 countries, including a screening at McMurdo Station in Antarctica. It was also named One of the Best Adventure Films of 2013 by Outside magazine.