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Associated Film:
Breaking the News

Princess Hairston


Co-Director, Breaking the News

Princess is a director, producer, and Emmy-nominated editor based in NYC. Princess recently wrapped several doc series to be released in 2023. She edited This World is Not My Own, which recently had its World Premiere at SXSW. Her work can be seen on LuLaRich, Pier Kids, Fresh Dressed, and Capture with Mark Seliger. She is a recipient of the Pano x Ablecine 2023 Cinematographer’s Lab, a 2020 nominee for the Lynn Shelton Of A Certain Age grant, a 2018 Winner of the NYTVF + WEtv Producer Pitch, and a 2018 recipient of the Karen Schmeer Editing Fellowship. Princess is on the inclusion and access committee for the Alliance of Documentary Editors; a member of ACROSS THE CUT, BIPOC Doc Editors; and Brown Girls Doc Mafia.