​Shara K. Lange  is Associate Professor and Radio/Television/Film Program Head at East Tennessee State University in the Department of Media & Communication. Lange and Lee Bidgood produced BANJO ROMANTIKA: AMERICAN BLUEGRASS MUSIC AND THE CZECH IMAGINATION, which screened nationally on PBS.


Lange completed her MFA in film production at the University of Texas at Austin's Radio/TV/Film department.  Her thesis film, THE WAY NORTH tells the story of North African immigrant women in southern France. She was awarded a Fulbright Fellowship to make the documentary, THE DRESSMAKERS (UFVA Award for Feature Length Documentary, 2013).