Renée directed the short film Hearts That Cross Borders, a story of a young woman’s immigration from Ukraine who finds true love in the US and deals with familial discrimination and biased beliefs of her closest friends. Renée was granted an award of merit for Female Filmmaker by the Best Shorts Competition along with the film's star and producer, Anna Just. Hearts That Cross Borders was an official selection at The Actor's Green Room Best Of Short Film Challenge screening in 2017! Most recently, the film was selected to screen at The Barcelona Planet Film Festival!

© 2017 by Renée Stork