Blis DeVault
Blis DeVaultProducer/Director


Blis DeVault, Cleveland, Ohio native, is a passionate filmmaker, professor, wife and mother. Graduate of Ohio University School of Film (MFA) and Ohio University School of Visual Communication (MA), Associate Professor and DIFT Director School of Arts and Innovation at Xavier University, Blis has produced several award-winning documentaries that have nationally aired on PBS.

Blis teaches courses in scriptwriting, electronic media, field and studio production and advanced digital production. Her filmmaking and teaching reflect her passion for social justice, digital storytelling, digital video production, and spreading the word of sustainability. “The Sanctity of Sanctuary: Paul Strauss and the Equinox Farm” is her first Independently produced feature documentary.

After living in Meigs County, Ohio, for many years, Blis DeVault now lives in Cincinnati with her husband, Wayne, and son, Lucas.