Lilian Mehrel is a writer, director, and multi-media artist with a fresh sense of humor and vision.
MFA: New York University Tisch Graduate Film, Writing & Directing
BA: Dartmouth College, Senior Fellow
Hollywood Foreign Press Association Grant, Tribeca All Access, ABC/Disney, IFP Marcie Bloom Fellowship / Sony Pictures Classics, Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans, Alfred P. Sloan, Science & Entertainment Exchange / Imagine Science Films, NYU Tisch Kanbar Scholarships, Puffin Foundation, Nancy Malone Directing, NY Women in Film & TV, Student award nom. for Kodak, the National Board Review, & BAFTA
Tribeca, Slamdance, CIFF, Toronto’s FIVARS, Atlanta, Tacoma, Brooklyn, & Oxford
Lloyd&Co TV commercials. James Franco BTS series. Vogue New Media.
Chief Storyteller: Shared Studios’ Portals project.
Created one of the first virtual reality narrative films. Google TiltBrush artist. Tribeca Film Institute’s Immigration Co/Lab: augmented reality narrative exhibit. Teaches Immersive Storytelling at NYU Tisch Grad Film.
McSweeney’s. Dave Eggers’ 826NYC September and October Issue Reading Series.
Author and illustrator of Muchijoon – a hybrid family memoir.
NYU Tisch School of the Arts Graduate Film: Immersive Storytelling course series, Canadian Film Centre, IFP’s Made in NY Media Center, NYU Tisch Undergraduate Summer Film Program, & the School of Visual Arts Screenwriting Workshop
Kurdish-Iranian mother and German-Hungarian-Jewish father. Miami public school. Improv/Comedy. Whales.