Cydney is a Texas-raised filmmaker originally from San Antonio. She developed a passion for creative storytelling while attending the North East School of the Arts in high school. After graduating from Southern Methodist University with a B.A. in Film & Media Arts and Psychology in 2014, she worked as the Program Coordinator for the USA Film Festival. Cydney later decided to pursue her M.F.A. at the University of Texas at Arlington while balancing freelance work in the industry, the responsibilities of teaching as a graduate teaching assistant, and serving in the community as the Programs Chair in Women in Film Dallas for two years. She completed her thesis project in May of 2018, a pilot entitled "Group," a dark comedy about a group therapy which is in the film festival circuit. Cydney is currently in post production for another short comedy "Old Flames" to be completed by the Spring of 2019. She crews in the DFW film community as an Assistant Director, Producer, and Script Supervisor while expanding her body of work that focuses on stories that explore the human condition and the expressions of trauma, adversity, and mental illness.