LIZ MARSHALL is a multi-award winning auteur filmmaker who fuses character-driven cinematic storytelling with social and environmental justice issues. Since the 90s she has created a body of 11 documentary projects shot all over the world that focus on a range of subjects including: animal rights; the right to water movement; HIV/AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa; sweatshop labour; corporate-globalization; gender; censorship affecting writers and journalists, and war-affected children. Liz is well versed in the craft of conceptual point-of-view storytelling as a means of exploring complex issues. Her recent THE GHOSTS IN OUR MACHINE (2013), a cross-platform documentary that illuminates the lives of individual animals living within and rescued from the machine of our modern world. A film, an interactive online companion to the film, and a robust web and social media presence: THE GHOSTS IN OUR MACHINE shines a light on the moral question: Are non-human animals property to be owned and used, or are they sentient beings deserving of rights?