Lana Wilson

Co-Director/Producer, After Tiller
Nominated for: Best Documentary

LANA WILSON is a Brooklyn-based filmmaker. After Tiller is her feature documentary debut. Wilson was previous the Film and Dance Curator of Performa, the New York biennial of new visual art performance, where she curated and produced performances by Canadian filmmaker Guy Maddin, French choreographer Boris Charmatz, and many others. She has also organized several film retrospectives, including Not Funny: Stand-Up Comedy and Visual Art (2011), The Polyexpressive Symphony; Futurism on Film (2009), and Dance After Choreography (2007). Wilson has presented these programs at CPH: PIX (Copenhagen), the Jerusalem International Film Festival, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Anthology Film Archives, and Tanzquartier Wien (Vienna), among other venues. She also curated the film series Performance Now for Wesleyan University (2011), co-curated and produced the omnibus artists’ film Futurist Life Redux (2009) and edited the book Performa 09: Back to Futurism (2011). She is currently developing several documentary projects. Wilson holds a BA in Film Studies and Dance from Wesleyan University, where she graduated with honors.