Hilla Medalia is a Peabody winning and Emmy nominated director/producer with over 20 years of experience in the documentary field. She is the founder of award-winning Medalia Productions whose films have aired by the leading broadcasters in the world, including MTV, HBO, Arte, Netflix, Paramount, and BBC and screened at the Venice Biennale, Cannes, Berlinale and Sundance among others.
She is a regular lecturer at The NY Film Academy, NYU, EWA (European Women’s Audiovisual Network) and the New Fund for Cinema’s Women Greenhouse on the subject of production, directing and crowdfunding.
Hilla is a mentor for the NFCT’s Program for Emerging Filmmakers, at Ex Oriente and Dok Incubator. She acts as a lector and judge at film festivals and forums, Hilla is a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the PGA and she holds an M.A. from Southern Illinois University.