Underground Film Journal

Greta Snider

Greta Snider is a San Francisco-based filmmaker who specializes in experimental nonfiction and uses non-traditional filmmaking tools, such as Flash games, audio CDs and microfiche.

She currently teaches filmmaking at San Francisco State University and many of her short films can be found on the DVD Nomads and No-Zones, a co-production with filmmaker Vanessa Renwick.

Learn more about this filmmaker at her official website.

Watch Streaming Films By Greta Snider:


The Magic of Radio (2001)
Urine Man (2000)
Quarry Movie (1999)
Flight (1997)
Portland (1996)
No-Zone (1993)
Blood Story (1990)
Hard Core Home Movie (1989)


Classic Underground Short Film: Portland
A trip to hell and back is recounted in Greta Snider’s classic underground short film, Portland. Living the ultimate punk lifestyle, a group of friends relive the disaster that was hopping the rails from California to Portland, crashing at a not-so-abandoned house and fighting to reclaim their belongings.
Nomads And No-Zones
Vanessa Renwick and Greta Snider’s shared DVD Nomads and No-Zones from Other Cinema is awesome, totally rocks and you need to get it right now.