Ondi Timoner is a Grammy-nominated director/producer and has won Sundance's Grand Jury Prize for DIG! Timoner's newest feature length documentary, WE LIVE IN PUBLIC, also won her the Sundance Grand Jury Prize in 2009, as well as the Grand Jury Prize at the Karvoly Vary Int'l Film Festival.
She graduated Yale University cum laude and founded Interloper in 1994. She filmed the documentaries Voices From Inside Time about incarcerated women in Connecticut, winner of the Yale Film Prize - and later, The Nature of the Beast, about one woman's heroic journey through the criminal justice system, winner of the Bettina Russel Grand Jury Prize in Canada and The National Society for Visual Anthropology Commendation, which aired on PBS. She later went on to shoot Dam Nation, shot in the oldest living civilization of sub-saharan Africa about a WTO dam.
She has created and directed for broadcast television the original series Sound Affects for VH1, the highest-rated pilot in VH1's history, and ABC's highly successful Switched. Ondi Timoner's passion for the underdog story is only equaled by her passion for music. Through Interloper she has made music videos and music documentaries for The Dandy Warhols, Dave Koz, Vanessa Carlton, The Vines, Paul Westerberg and Lucinda Williams, among others, while simultaneously financing, producing, directing, and editing DIG!
She is currently slated to direct several feature length fiction and non-fiction projects.
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