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, Google JumpStart, 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. Created a James Franco BTS series. Vogue New Media. Chief Storyteller of Shared Studios’ Portals project.
Created one of the first virtual reality narrative films. Google TiltBrush artist. Created augmented reality art exhibit in the Tribeca Film Institute’s Immigration Co/Lab.
Featured in Dave Eggers’ 826NYC September and October Issue Reading Series. Author and illustrator of Muchijoon – a hybrid family memoir.
Canadian Film Centre, IFP’s Made in NY Media Center, NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts Summer Program, & the School of Visual Arts
Kurdish-Iranian mother and German-Hungarian-Jewish father. Miami public school. Improv Comedy (UCB). Whales.