Sandra Olmsted has reviewed films and written about film since 1990, and she runs a screenwriting contest and workshop and serves on the boards of directors for a number of film and media organizations. Olmsted and Renee Riffle cowrite screenplays which Olmsted’s agent represents. Olmsted made several award-winning short films and works on documentary and narrative film projects. She also serves on juries, such as the Interfaith Jury for the St. Louis International Film Festival. Olmsted, an adjunct, teaches film studies and film production at St. Louis area colleges and universities while pursuing a Ph.D. at Saint Louis University.