Tia Lessin

Tia Lessin is a New York-based documentary filmmaker. Tia is the director and producer of Trouble the Water (2008), and producer of several of Michael Moore's films including Capitalism: A Love Story, Fahrenheit 9/11 and Bowling for Columbine. Tia Lessin is producer and director of Academy Award nominated feature documentary "Trouble the Water," winner of the Gotham Independent Film Award and the Sundance Film Festival’s Grand Jury Prize. Tia was a producer of Michael Moore’s "Fahrenheit 9/11," winner of the Palme d'Or, and of Academy Award -winning "Bowling for Columbine." In television, Tia’s work as producer of the series "The Awful Truth" earned her two Emmy nominations and one arrest. Tia received the Sidney Hillman Prize for Broadcast Journalism.for her documentary short "Behind the Labels." She line produced Martin Scorsese’s "No Direction Home: Bob Dylan" and was associate producer of Charles Guggenheim’s Oscar-nominated short film "Shadows of Hate." Tia is a Sundance Institute Fellow, an Open Society Institute Katrina Media Fellow, a Creative Capital grantee and was awarded the Women of Worth “Vision” Award by L’Oréal Paris and Women in Film.



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