Elizabeth A. Lyons is an award-winning filmmaker whose work has been recognized around the world at such festivals as La Muestra de Nuevos Realizadores Film Festival in Cuba, as a 2009 Fusion Film Festival Documentary Pitch Finalist, and most recently for her "Achievement in Producing Award" from the 2011 First Run Film Festival at New York University. Ms. Lyons studied film production at both Smith College (B.A. 08') and at NYU - Tisch School of the Arts in New York. Her professional background includes working with such companies as National Geographic, MTV Networks - Nick Jr., and in 2008 Ms. Lyons worked as a production coordinator and editor for the Democratic National Convention Committee in Denver, CO. In 2012, Ms. Lyons graduated from the Singapore branch of NYU - Tisch School of the Arts where she earned her M.F.A in film production for her thesis "Straits Serenade" (work in progress).