Liz Nord is an Emmy-winning producer, documentary filmmaker, and content specialist who has created and shown work across the globe. She is Head of Programs and Creative Development at the NYU Production Lab. She recently served as Director of Content at Sundance, where she developed a digital strategy that was instrumental in growing Sundance Collab into the premiere global destination of filmmakers looking to hone their crafts and created The Muse newsletter for screenwriters and storytellers. Previously, she served as the Editor-in-Chief and Lead Producer at No Film School, where she oversaw all content and daily operations of the world’s largest filmmaking publication as well as created and co-hosted the popular and highly rated Indie Film Weekly podcast.
Liz’s projects have included Emmy-winning election coverage for MTV News; a documentary for musician Wyclef Jean’s Haiti NGO; and multiplatform productions for clients around the world. Her 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. Liz is also an advisor for several artist development programs including Latino Public Broadcasting’s Emerging Filmmaker Fellowship and the Jewish Writers’ Initiative and she an active member of the Film Fatales collective. Liz has spoken and written extensively on a wide range of creativity and media-related topics, notably as a TEDx speaker and multiple-time SXSW presenter.