Valerie Steinberg is a creative producer based in Los Angeles, who develops and produces films and television globally. Her producing credits include Karmalink (dir. Jake Wachtel), a Cambodian “Buddhist sci-fi” feature film, which recently premiered as the opening night film of Venice Film Critics' Week (2021), executive produced by XYZ Films. She is an Executive Producer of the upcoming feature film War Pony (dir. Riley Keough, Gina Gammell), which will world premiere at the 2022 Cannes Film Festival (Un Certain Regard), and Silver Star (dir. Ruben Amar), as well as Consulting Producer of Ash Mayfair’s Vietnamese period drama feature film The Third Wife (TIFF award winner; 3-time Independent Spirit Award nominee). Her award-winning short film credits include Blocks (dir. Bridget Moloney; Sundance, SXSW, AFI DWW), Hair Wolf (dir. Mariama Diallo; Sundance Jury Award winner for US Fiction Short Film 2018, streaming on Criterion Channel), Fry Day (dir. Laura Moss; SXSW 2017, Tribeca award winner, streaming on Criterion Channel), Coffee Shop Names (dir. Deepak Sethi; Tribeca X 2021, streaming on HBO Max), Freeze (dir. Maya Albanese; SeriesFest winner, Oscilloscope, Argo), Metronome (in Time) (dir. Scott Lochmus; Tribeca 2019), and Everybody Dies! (dir. Nuotama Bodomo; SXSW 2016 in Collective: Unconscious omnibus, and the pilot for Terence Nance’s HBO series Random Acts of Flyness, now streaming on the Criterion Channel). Honors include the Sundance x WIF Financing Intensive Lab (2021), Berlinale Talents (2021), Rotterdam Lab (2021), Venice Biennale College Cinema (2020), Film Independent Producing Lab (2019), Tribeca All Access program (2019), and the Hong Kong Asia Film Financing Forum (2018). Valerie earned her BA in Philosophy and Chinese at Yale University.