Aarin Burch is an independent film and video producer who has worked internationally and throughout the San Francisco Bay Area for the past 18 years. Some of her earliest films, SPIN CYCLE and Dreams of Passion, have shown at festivals throughout the world. Other titles, Michigan Fever, a film about the Michigan Woman’s Music Festival, and Reflections Unseen, a documentary about the lives of eight HIV+ African American women, have received notable recognition. In 2007 Aarin completed My People Are, Youth Pride in Mixed Heritage, a 20 minute educational film exploring youth, race and identity.
Since 1991 Aarin has produced, edited and directed promotional videos, concert videos, and documentaries. She has also created trailers for several feature length films, and from 1991 to 2008 Aarin worked for Olivia Travel producing all of their travel and marketing videos.
Aarin's most recent work includes L1FE -- a music video for San Francisco’s acclaimed pop and jazz vocalist Joshua Klipp that aired on MTV’s LOGO TV in March of 2009.
Aarin is also currently working on a full-length documentary film on the life and art of renowned artist and designer Laurel Burch.
Aarin received her B.F.A. from the California College of Arts and Crafts in 1990 and served on the Frameline Board of Directors from 1995-1999. She is a member of the Bay Area Video Coalition and Bay Area Women in Film and Television.