Ms. Botkin, Principal of ätɘr+flix, is a migrant from the finance industry. She has amassed an enviable list of credits since moving careers in 2014 including producing and directing the documentary “Legacy of the Fighting Filipinos” (2020) and co-producing award-winning documentaries “Her Turf” (2018) and “Mary Janes: The Women of Weed” (2017). She also wrote and produced “Femto 7K” a “Best of” winner for the Denver 48 Hour Film Project 2016, which was shot in 9 locations around the world.
Botkin’s first writing credit was for the short “Desolation” which garnered fiscal sponsorship by Women Make Movies and was a second-round selection at the Austin Film Festival (2016). She has since expanded the story into her first feature script, Ni Ta (2018), a quarterfinalist at Atlanta Film Festival. She is a staunch supporter of diverse voices, a founding member of Women in Film and Media Colorado and an active member and volunteer of the Denver Film Society.