FLORENCE BUCHANAN, DIRECTOR
Florence Buchanan is the mother of Octavia and Harrison, who were in their respective 1st and 3rd grade classrooms at PS 234 on 9/11. Florence was in the schoolyard when the first plane screamed overhead. She experienced the horrors of that day, the subsequent relocation of PS 234 and the unprecedented community building and healing that followed.
She and her teenage kids are still residents of Lower Manhattan. Octavia is featured in the film.
Florence has directed several short independent films as well as commercials. In 2005, she co-directed a narrative short SHEPHERDS which screened at film festivals across the US and in France.
Florence is also a freelance Creative Director/Art Director/Consultant for clients, advertising agencies and digital agencies. She has worked on major brands including Bass Ale, Westin Hotels, Almay, Merrill Lynch, L’Oréal, Alka Seltzer and Bayer Aspirin, to name a few.
Shepherds on imdb.com
CO-DIRECTOR, B CAMERA, TIMELAPSE SEQUENCE