Stephen Saito

Media Affiliations: The Moveable Fest

Biography: Born and raised in Los Angeles, Stephen Saito started out writing movie reviews at the age of 13 for his local paper The Burbank Leader. After following heroes Wes Anderson and Robert Rodriguez to the University of Texas at Austin, he began writing about movies professionally for Premiere.com and IFC.com. In 2011, he started his own site The Moveable Fest, which focuses on independent, documentary and foreign films that premiere on the film festival circuit.

Favorite Films: It Could Happen to You, Rocco and His Brothers, A New Leaf, Metropolitan, and ShortTerm 12

First Film You Ever Saw: Fantasia