Writer. Director. Storyteller. Commedienne. World Famous.


Shaz is a writer, director, storyteller and rabble-rouser. On her way to being a full time filmmaker and writer of televsion –­ Shaz worked in a fish cannery; bartended at a mafia bar; was a film programmer at Sundance, LA Film Festival and AFI FEST; peddled liquor undercover; developed films for actor Giancarlo Esposito; and was Cher’s stand-in for a day. Her films and performance pieces have been seen in festivals, theatres, museums and abandoned warehouses all over the United States, Mexico, Canada, South Africa and Europe. One of 8 women selected to the prestigious AFI Directing Workshop for Women, nominated as one of Fox's Top 20 and chapter leader for Los Angele's Film Fatales, a group of directors who happen to be women.

Thanks for making our Kickstarter a huge success! ALASKA IS A DRAG the FEATURE starring @thisismartinjr  -- Now on to making the feature!! https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/shazbennett/alaska-is-a-drag-the-feature-film-starring-thisism