Lilian Mehrel is an award-winning writer & director.
MFA: New York University Tisch Graduate Film, Writing & Directing
BA: Dartmouth College, Senior Fellow
Tribeca Film Institute, Google, ABC/Disney, Hollywood Foreign Press Association, IFP Marcie Bloom Fellowship, Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans, Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, Science & Entertainment Exchange / Imagine Science Films, NYU Tisch Kanbar Scholarships, Puffin Foundation, Nancy Malone Directing Award, NY Women in Film & TV, student award nom. for Kodak, National Board Review, & BAFTA
Tribeca, Slamdance, Nantucket, CIFF, Toronto’s FIVARS, Atlanta, Tacoma, Brooklyn, Nashville, Oxford, Rotterdam
Google Creative Lab. YARD NYC. ALDO / Studio Bonafide. Calvin Klein / Lloyd&Co. Vogue / Conde Nast Entertainment. Studio ATAO. Shared Studios Portals. James Franco BTS series.
Tribeca Film Institute & Google Daydream: Immersive Films Program & Lab
WarnerMedia & Tribeca Film Institute Immigration Co/Lab: AR narrative exhibit.
Created one of the first virtual reality narrative films. Teaches Experiential 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, Adjunct Professor
Immersive Storytelling Canadian Film Centre, Open Immersion Lab: Panelist
IFP’s Made in NY Media Center: Panelist
NYU Tisch Undergraduate Summer Film Program, Directing Instructor
School of Visual Arts Screenwriting Workshop Instructor
Kurdish-Persian mother & German-Hungarian-Jewish father.
Miami public school. Comedy.
Creating feel-good / feel-real stories.