Hannah Ayers and Lance Warren are married documentary filmmakers based in Richmond, Virginia. Through their production company, Field Studio, they make media at the intersection of history and social justice, crafting independent documentaries as well as videos for nonprofits and universities.
Hannah and Lance’s first film, That World is Gone: Race and Displacement in a Southern Town, won the Audience Award for Short Documentary at the 2010 Virginia Film Festival.
Their latest film, An Outrage, about the history and legacy of lynching in the American South, premiered at the Smithsonian Museum of American History in March 2017. An Outrage has since received the Audience Award at the Indie Grits Film Festival and the Jury Award for Best Documentary Short at the Middlebury New Filmmakers Festival Through a partnership with the Southern Poverty Law Center's Teaching Tolerance project, An Outrage and a complementary curriculum are now available to nearly 500,000 teachers across the United States.