Lucy Walker

Production Company: Merman
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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. The Hollywood Reporter has called her “the new Errol Morris” and Variety has singled out her unique ability to connect with audiences. Lucy’s films include feature documentaries The Crash Reel (2013), Waste Land (2010), Countdown to Zero (2010), Blindsight (2006), Devil’s Playground (2002) and short films notably The Tsunami and the Cherry Blossom (2011) and The Lion’s Mouth Opens (2014) as well as television including twenty episodes of Nickelodeon Blue’s Clues. Her films have also been nominated for seven Emmys, an Independent Spirit Award, a DGA Award and a Gotham Award and have won over one hundred other film awards. For her advertising work she has been recognized with awards including three Cannes Lions, two Clios, two One Clios and two Association of Independent Commercial Producers wins. Lucy is currently directing a Buena Vista Social Club followup documentary, and she also had a music career herself as an acclaimed DJ. As a virtual reality director Lucy is also represented as a Creator at Vrse where she has directed more VR content than any other director, including virtual reality experiences for AirBnB, AT&T and Toms shoes, Vaseline, Vice, and Buena Vista Social Club.