Tiffany Naiman is an award-winning documentary film producer, a DJ and electronic musician performing under the moniker Bit Faker, is the manger of musical artists Cusses and Edith Crash, and is the experimental film and music programmer for the Outfest film festival in Los Angeles. Her film productions have been screened world-wide in festivals, at art museums, in theaters, and have been released digitally. The films include Bight of the Twin (2016), The Glamour & The Squalor (2015), The Cardboard Artist (2015), Exile Nation: The Plastic People (2014), Viva Cuba Libre: Rap Is War (2013), and The Mechanical Bride (2012). She is currently in production with two new films: Welcome to My Daydream (2020) and Revival: Confessions of the Queer and Unholy (2020).
Tiffany is also currently lecturer in The Stanford Storytelling Project (SSP) and is the managing editor and a producer for The Storytelling Project’s podcast, State of the Human. She is also the manager of the Braden Grant Program at Stanford University. Prior to her appointment in SSP, Tiffany was a Thinking Matters Fellow at Stanford University. She received her Ph.D. in Musicology from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) in 2017.
Tiffany has developed a specialization as a David Bowie scholar and her work is published in The Bloomsbury Handbook of Popular Music Video Analysis (Bloomsbury, 2019), David Bowie: Critical Perspectives (Routledge, 2015) and Enchanting David Bowie: Space/Time/Body/Memory (Bloomsbury, 2015). She is currently working simultaneously on two monographs; David Bowie in America and Live Through This: Women and the Politics of Illness and Aging in Popular Music where she examines the struggles that female and female identifying artist face within the music industry as they age or become ill.