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Lucy Walker

Lucy Walker is an Emmy-winning, British film director who has twice been nominated for an Academy Award and is renowned for creating riveting, character-driven nonfiction that delivers emotionally and narratively. Lucy’s latest feature film Bring Your Own Brigade, premiered at Sundance and was listed #5 in The New York Times’ Top Ten Movies of 2021. Her other films include The Crash Reel (2013); the Oscar-nominated Waste Land (2010); Countdown to Zero (2010), Blindsight (2006), Devil’s Playground (2002) and short films, notably the Oscar-nominated The Tsunami and the Cherry Blossom (2011) and The Lion’s Mouth Opens (2014). Her recent series How To Change Your Mind is adapted from Michael Pollan’s best-seller about psychedelics and is currently streaming on Netflix.

Aside from her two nominations, her films have been shortlisted for five Oscars and nominated for seven Emmys, with The Crash Reel winning one. For her advertising work she has been recognized with awards including three Cannes Lions, two Clios, and two AICP awards.

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