Lily Yasuda // Movie Talk: Funding our Films
Lily is a Japanese American filmmaker from Boise, ID. She has spent the last five years working in nonprofit arts management, and currently chairs Boise Contemporary Theater’s BIPOC Playwright’s Festival. She previously served as the Festival Manager for Slamdance Film Festival, where she oversaw the screenplay competition and film festival. She wrote, produced and starred in the micro-budget feature film LIKE LOVE, and made her directorial debut in 2021 with the narrative short NICE GUY. She wears many hats, and is deeply passionate about supporting new and emerging artists from marginalized communities.