Viridiana Lieberman is a filmmaker and writer who lives in New York. She received her BFA in Film from the Miami International University of Art and Design. In 2008, she directed her first fictional short, The Crumbling. She also began directing a feature length documentary about an up and coming record label, Contempt Records. After two years teaching film and T.V. Production honors at Dreyfoos School of the Arts in West Palm Beach, FL, she left to become an Associate Producer and lead editor at Crown Point Productions. There her work was seen on Oxygen, OLN, Ion and The Travel Network.
While editing multiple shorts [Fractured Minds (2011), Table for 2(2011), Last Run (2011), Sutures (2012), The Garg Hunter (2012)] and a feature Taste It: A Comedy about the Recession (2012), Viridiana completed her M.A. in Women Studies at Florida Atlantic University in 2012. Upon graduating, she moved to New York where she began directing a feature length documentary about the musical Lesbian Love Octagon, which she was chosen to workshop at the 2013 CineSLAM Program at the Pride of the Ocean Film Festival. Also in 2013, she joined the film Back on Board: Greg Louganis as an Associate Producer and began co-directing Fattitude, a feature documentary that looks at weight bias in pop culture and media. In 2015, her book Sports Heroines on Film: A Critical Study of Cinematic Women Athletes, Coaches and Owners was released by McFarland Publishing.
She currently works freelance as a director, editor and cinematographer for companies including Flagpole Swim, The Greater NY Dental Meeting and Moxie Firecracker Films.