Associate Director at Sundance Institute
New York, NY, USA
Liz Nord is a documentary filmmaker and multi-platform producer who has created and shown work across the globe. Before joining the Sundance Co//ab team as a Senior Producer, she served as the Editor-in-Chief and Lead Producer at No Film School, the world’s largest online filmmaking community, where she still co-hosts the popular Indie Film Weekly podcast.
Projects have included Emmy-winning election coverage for MTV News and a documentary for Wyclef Jean's NGO Yele Haiti. In her multi-platform work, she partnered with transmedia pioneer Lance Weiler as director of Lyka's Adventure Labs, experiential science and tech workshops for elementary school students.
Liz is also an active member of Film Fatales, and has spoken and written extensively on media-related topics, notably as a TED speaker at TEDxDumbo and as a multiple-time SXSW presenter.
Liz moved to New York from the San Francisco Bay Area, where she ran a youth media organization and helped develop a national media literacy curriculum with the US Department of Education. Her first film, Jericho's Echo: Punk Rock In The Holy Land, a critically acclaimed documentary about rebellious young Israeli musicians, screened at over 100 festivals and venues worldwide. She is currently directing the feature documentary Battle For Jerusalem about Jerusalem’s first female mayoral candidate.