Din (2015)

In 2016 Hanson was invited, along with 12 other female filmmakers, to direct a short film in a former school building slated for demolition in Seattle’s South Lake Union neighborhood. The project, 13 Chambers, is a site-specific anthology film produced Read More …

Rainbow (2007)

A narrative short film featuring Maggie Brown, Jim Fletcher, Linas Phillips and Dave Proscia, Rainbow follows an evening in the life of a teenage girl, her uncle and her absent mother’s boyfriend. Rainbow was commissioned by Seattle International Film Festival Read More …

Diesel Engine (2005)

Among other semi-autobiographical matters, Hanson’s 2005 solo performance, Spirit Under The Influence, touched on Hanson’s experiment to run her 1980s Mercedes on vegetable oil harvested from dumpsters in Seattle’s Chinatown. Diesel Engine emerged from that piece as a stand-alone short Read More …

ENTRY (2003)

Entry was 33 Fainting Spells’ second dance film, co-directed by Dayna Hanson and Gaelen Hanson in 2003. Shot on 16mm film by cinematographer Benjamin Kasulke and edited by Gaelen Hanson, Entry features a brief solo phrase of movement on an Read More …