Cindy Baer is an acclaimed director, producer and actress. After selling her clown business in 2000, she soon discovered a passion for filmmaking. Her debut feature Purgatory House
(MVFF 2004) screened at 25 festivals, won 12 awards, appeared on five critic's lists for "Best film of the Year" and was released by Image Entertainment. Her short Morbid Curiosity
(MVFF 2006) screened at 28 festivals and won 4 audience awards. Recent acting credits include the roles of Lizzie Borden in the newly released horror film Lizzie
, and Jillian in Few Options
, which is currently airing on Showtime. Cindy co-wrote Odd Brodsky
with her husband, cinematographer Matthew Irving.