Cíara grew up in the Philadelphia area then moved to New York to study film at Pace University where she received a BS in Digital Cinema and Filmmaking. Through Pace, she got involved with QWFF as an assistant video editor for the 9th Annual Festival — and has stayed on the staff since. She edits the festival’s sizzle reels, creates promotional content, and assists with the QWFF Young Filmmakers program. She also works alongside Preston, editing documentaries and movies. Outside of QWFF, Cíara works as a freelance videographer and editor, mainly producing marketing content and she truly enjoys her involvement in the QWFF.