Ondi Timoner has the rare distinction of winning the Grand Jury Prize at the Sundance Film Festival twice, for DIG! (2004) and WE LIVE IN PUBLIC (2009). Both films were acquired by MoMA NY for the permanent collection. She currently produces and hosts the only documentary talk show in the world, BYOD (Bring Your Own Doc) with over 130 episodes, and has created an online network for entrepreneurs, innovators and artists documenting the top thought-leaders and doers who use technology to disrupt old paradigms called A TOTAL DISRUPTION. Her filmography includes five features: “Cool It” (2010), WE LIVE IN PUBLIC (2009), “Join Us” (2007), DIG! (2004), “The Nature of the Beast” (1994) and short films “Amanda F—ing Palmer On the Rocks” (2014), OBEY THE ARTIST (2014), “Library of Dust” (2011), and “Recycle” (2005), as well as the original television series “Sound Affects” (2000), and one off specials, “Voices From Inside Time” (1993) and “3000 Miles and a Woman with a Video Camera” (1992). She has also directed numerous commercials for such clients as Ford, State Farm, the Clinton Foundation and many music videos for artists including Lucinda Willaims, The Jonas Brothers, The Vines, OK Go, and Fastball, which garnered her a Grammy nomination in 1998.
She is a fellow of the Sundance Institute and the Tribeca All-Access Program, and a member of the Director’s Guild of America since 2006.
“I love creating, in general. I mostly make films so I can learn endlessly and then share my findings with others” – Ondi Timoner